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Xgeva

denosumab
Denosumab is a monoclonal antibody. Monoclonal antibodies are made to target and destroy only certain cells in the body. This may help to protect healthy cells from damage. The Xgeva is also used to treat giant cell bone tumor in adults and teenagers with fully matured bone structure. Xgeva is also used to treat high blood levels of calcium caused by cancer, when other medicines such as pamidronate or zoledronic acid (Zometa) have been used without success. This medication guide provides information about the Denosumab may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
denosumab
DRUG TYPE
miscellaneous bone resorption inhibitors
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Frequently Asked Questions

This medication guide provides information about the Xgeva brand of denosumab. Prolia is another brand of denosumab used to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women who have high risk of bone fracture.

You should not receive denosumab if you have low levels of calcium in your blood (hypocalcemia).

Do not use if you are pregnant.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Xgeva solution 120 mg/1.7 mL

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