Prolia (denosumab) is indicated for:
Treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture defined as a history of osteoporotic fracture, or multiple risk factors for fracture; or patients who have failed or are intolerant to other available osteoporosis therapy.
Treatment to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture defined as a history of osteoporotic fracture, or multiple risk factors for fracture; or patients who have failed or are intolerant to other available osteoporosis therapy.
Treatment to increase bone mass in men at high risk for fracture receiving androgen deprivation therapy for non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Treatment to increase bone mass in women at high risk for fracture receiving adjuvant aromatase inhibitor therapy for breast cancer.
Prolia is a targeted treatment that stops bone-removing cells before they can reach and damage the bone.
Prolia is administered as an injection every 6 months. A short observation time may be required after the first and second dose.
Potential Side Effects
The most common side effects of Prolia include back pain, pain in the arms and legs, muscle pain, high cholesterol, and bladder infection.
For a full list of potential side effects, please see the Important Safety Information and Medication Guide on the Prolia website.
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