Brand name – Prolia
Generic name – Denosumab
Manufacturer – Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd
Strength – 60mg
Dosage – Injection
Composition – Denosumab
Indication – Multiple myeloma
Storage – Store at a cool place
Overview of Prolia 60mg injection
Prolia 60mg injection is used in the treatment of osteoporosis (bone loss) who have a very high risk of bone fracture. Osteoporosis mostly happens in women after menopause and becomes bone thinner and has more chance to break easily. Denosumab maintains bone density by slowing down bone loss and decreasing the risk of bone fracture. Denosumab belongs to the monoclonal antibodies class.
How to use Prolia 60mg injection
The Prolia 60mg injection is a liquid. Denosumab is injected in your upper thigh, stomach, or upper arm. Normally, you get it every 6 months. If cancer has spread to the bone, it is given every 4 weeks. If the cancer becomes a big bone tumor, you get it every 7 days. For more information, talk to your doctor.
Prolia 60mg injection has several side effects, which are:
- Peeling skin
- Dry or itchy skin
- Back pain
- Swelling in arm or leg
- Abdominal pain
- Muscle stiffness
- Breathing or swallowing problem
- Ear pain
If the above-mentioned symptoms are seen in the patients, immediately consult the doctor.
Prolia 60mg injection is a very powerful drug, taking it in the wrong way may give severe side effects and increase the duration of treatment. You have to follow the doctor's prescription strictly for better results.
In case you missed any dose consult your doctor. Do not take twice the dose to catch up on the missed dose. This will cause severe side effects and impact your overall health.
In case of overdose immediately consult the doctor for medical attention. Overdose will affect your health and duration of treatment.
Prolia 60mg injection may cause a reaction in some patients, it is better to discuss the risks and benefits.
Prolia 60mg injection should be injected in the upper thigh, upper arm, or stomach area.
If you are undergoing some treatment, inform the doctor at the beginning of the treatment because those medicines will react and disturb the process of cancer medicine.
Pregnant women should not take this injection because it will harm the fetus.
Breastfeeding women consult the doctor first before taking this injection.
Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Before starting treatment, inform the doctor about the medicine you have taken or are taking because it may react and give side effects. Keep all the medical documents with you at the beginning of the treatment.
Q1. What is the use of Prolia 60mg injection?
Ans - Prolia 60mg injection increases the bone density accordingly cancer cells.
Q2. How long treatment will be with Prolia 60mg injection?
Ans – The duration of treatment will depend on the stage of cancer and the overall health of patients.
Q3. Can I drive after taking the Prolia 60mg injection?
Ans – Driving and operating heavy machinery is advisable because this injection makes you feel dizzy.
Q4. From where I can buy a Prolia 60mg injection?
Ans – From Magicine Pharma you can buy at an affordable price.
Q5. Can I take it during pregnancy?
Ans – Pregnant women should consult a doctor before taking Prolia injection.
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Prolia injection: Drug information is available at: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a610023.html and https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-154217-1335/denosumab-subcutaneous/denosumab-injection/details.
Prolia injection: side effects, warning, interaction, and dosages information available at: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a610023.html, https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-154217-1335/denosumab-subcutaneous/denosumab-injection/details, and https://www.mrmed.in/molecule/denosumab.