Study on Evaluation of Zoledronic Acid to Prevent Bone Loss in Men Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
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Ages Eligible for Study:
50 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Prostate cancer patients aged between 50-80 who is having or will have ADT. Baseline BMD in between -2 standard deviation (SD) and mean of that among young adults.
Patients with renal or liver problems, on calcium or other bisphosphonate therapy within six months before enrolling into the study.
Patients who have:
Serum creatinine levels >212 µmol/L (2.4 mg/dL).
Creatinine clearance <50 ml/min.
WBC <4.0x109/L, Hgb <10 g/dL, platelets <140x109/L. Patients with known hypersensitivity to bisphosphonates. Patients with history of diseases with influence on bone metabolism, such as Page's disease of bone, primary hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis.