A study for a 48 year old woman who takes Zometa - from FDA reports


4,922 females aged 48 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 48 year old female patient who has Multiple Myeloma. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

How to use this study: bring a copy to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Who is eHealthMe: we are a data analysis company who specializes in health care industry. Our original studies have been referenced on 500+ peer-reviewed medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and EANO. On eHealthMe, you can research drugs and monitor them (see testimonials).



On Aug, 20, 2018

4,922 females aged 48 (±5) who take Zometa are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zometa for a 48-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 48
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Multiple Myeloma
  • Drugs taken:
    • Zometa (zoledronic acid)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Bone Pain: 336 (6.83% of females aged 48 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Fever: 501 (10.18% of females aged 48 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Muscle Pain: 211 (4.29% of females aged 48 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Headaches: 403 (8.19% of females aged 48 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Chills(felling of cold): 145 (2.95% of females aged 48 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Fever
  2. Joint pain
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Dizziness
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Bone disorder
  2. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  3. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  4. Pain
  5. Tooth abscess (pus formation in tooth)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  2. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  3. Tooth extraction
  4. Bone disorder
  5. Swelling
1 - 2 years:
  1. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  2. Tooth extraction
  3. Impaired healing
  4. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  5. Bone disorder
2 - 5 years:
  1. Pain
  2. Bone disorder
  3. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  4. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  5. Tooth extraction
5 - 10 years:
  1. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  2. Pain
  3. Bone disorder
  4. Joint pain
  5. Metastases to bone (cancer spreads to bone)
10+ years:
  1. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  2. Oedema mouth (swelling of mouth)
  3. Periodontitis (inflammation of the tissue around the teeth)
  4. Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  5. Oral pain
not specified:
  1. Pain
  2. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  5. Bone disorder

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 1,230 people, 24.99%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 423 people, 8.59%
  3. Pain : 234 people, 4.75%
  4. Depression : 163 people, 3.31%
  5. Preventive Health Care : 149 people, 3.03%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aredia (1,006 people, 20.44%)
  2. Femara (531 people, 10.79%)
  3. Xeloda (530 people, 10.77%)
  4. Tamoxifen Citrate (422 people, 8.57%)
  5. Taxotere (409 people, 8.31%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

You are not alone:

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

What are the symtoms?

Could your drugs cause:

Could your conditions cause:



Related studies:

Related publications that referenced our studies

Recent updates

General studies

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.