Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Prolia
  2. Xgeva

Descriptions


Denosumab injection is used to treat osteoporosis (thinning of the bones) in women who have an increased risk for fractures after menopause, and osteoporosis in men. It is given when other medicines cannot be used or after other medicines did not work well.

Denosumab injection is also used to treat bone loss in men with prostate cancer and women with breast cancer who are receiving cancer treatment. It is used to prevent bone problems in patients with bone metastases (cancer that has spread) from tumors. Denosumab is used to treat giant cell tumor of the bone that cannot be removed by surgery.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution