Denosumab is a human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment-induced bone loss, metastases to bone, and giant cell tumor of bone.
What Is XGEVA® ?
(denosumab)?XGEVA® is a prescription medicine used to prevent serious bone problems* in patients with bone metastases from solid tumorsXGEVA® is not used to prevent these bone problems in patients with multiple myeloma.
Important Safety Information - Do not take XGEVA® if you have low blood calcium (hypocalcemia). Your low blood calcium must be treated before you receive XGEVA®. XGEVA® can significantly lower the calcium levels in your blood and some deaths have been reported. T Tell your doctor right away if you experience spasms, twitches, cramps, or stiffness in your muscles or numbness or tingling in your fingers, toes, or around your mouth.
Do not take XGEVA if you are allergic to denosumab or any of the ingredients of XGEVA. Call your doctor or go to your nearest emergency room right away if you have any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including low blood pressure (hypotension); trouble breathing; throat tightness; swelling of the face, lips, or tongue, rash; itching; or hives.
Dosage - As your doctor / medical practitioner / health consult / nurse / hospital / health care adviser.
Warning: XGEVA out of the reach and sight of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects.
Guidance and Advice: XGEVA is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. Do not share the XGEVA medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a problem that is not effectively treated by this drug. If you have questions about the XGEVA drugs you are taking, check with your doctor / Medical adviser / Nurse / Hospital Institution / Health advisor or pharmacist.
Notice: The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.