Treating high blood calcium levels caused by cancer. It is also used with other medicines to treat patients with certain types of cancer. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Zometa is a bisphosphonate. It works by decreasing the breakdown of bone. This reduces the amount of calcium that is released into the blood from bones and helps to lower your blood calcium level.
Zometa (zoledronic acid) helps to treat multiple myeloma by preventing the loss of bone mass. The drug is part of the bisphosphonates drug class. Bisphosphonates are used to prevent loss of bone mass in a variety of medical conditions.