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A doctor or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. It is given as a shot under your skin, usually on the upper arm, upper thigh, or stomach.
Prolia® is usually given once every 6 months, and Xgeva® is usually given once every 4 weeks. Your doctor may also give you vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent unwanted effects. Follow the instructions about how to take these medicines.
This medicine comes with a Medication Guide. Read the information carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.