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A small number of patients have reported a transient increase in bone pain at 36 to 72 hours after injection. This is usually mild and self-limiting, and controllable with analgesics. A single patient reported chills and fever 12 hours after injection without long-term sequelae.
Additional postmarketing reactions include the following: hot flush.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 1/24/2014
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