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Osteoporosis ("porous bones", from Greek: /osteon meaning "bone" and /poros meaning "pore") is a disease of bones t...
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Fosamax 5,873 Actonel 1,845 Forteo 1,666
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Prolia
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Reclast
Other name: Xgeva (Xgeva)
Other name: Zometa (Zometa)
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4.0
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Osteoporosis
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Bone Mets
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Osteoporosis
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Method of use:
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Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment induced bone loss, bone metastases, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma and giant cell tumor of bone. It was developed by the company Amgen.Denosumab is design...
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Rash
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Itching
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Nausea
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Weight Gain
2
Hair Loss
2
UTI
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Burning
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Numbness
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Dizzy
2
Migraines
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Flu Like Symptoms
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Bone Pain
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Tiredness
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Fever
5
Joint Pain
5
RA
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Flu
5
Muscle Pain
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GERD
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Nausea
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Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment induced bone loss, bone metastases, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma and giant cell tumor of bone. It was developed by the company Amgen.Denosumab is design...
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much better quickly and I didn't have any side effects...
" ...Instead I take Prolia which is fairly new. I receive an injection, not IV, every 6 months. My bones are getting much better quickly and I didn't have any side effects. It's amazing.... "

infusion tomorrow. Prolia did great for me but I ended...
" ...all just so weird. MO is saying 5 years...osteoporosis being my biggest problem. In fact I get a reclast infusion tomorrow. Prolia did great for me but I ended up allergic...hope I don't react... "

I take Prolia and it has worked wonderfully. I have not had...
" I take Prolia and it has worked wonderfully. I have not had side effects and it is doing what no other osteoporosis drug has done for me. I chose it over Reclast since it was every 6... "

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a shot of Prolia every 6 months and it seems to be helping...
" I take a shot of Prolia every 6 months and it seems to be helping my bone loss. I am going to have another scan in ...I have not had any. Reclast might be a better option... "

OTOH, is all itchy to put me on Prolia, but I suspect it...
" ...zometa/reclast and recurrence/bone mets, says that so far the studies show benefit for women who were already menopausal when DXed. Because I was not, he doesn't think that the possible benefit out... "

My onc is all itchy to put me on prolia. So far I have...
" ...osteoporosis on my spine (although my hip is 100%, go figure). I am also on an AI, but the osteopenia predates the AI. It has just gotten worse on the AI induced menopause. My onc is all itchy to... "

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about 4/5 months ago and so far no particular side effects...
" ...Re Prolia, I have only so far had one injection about 4/5 months ago and so far no particular side effects. ...Strontium Ranelate for many years and had no side effects ...needs. I have neve... "

should now go on Reclast and Evista. The Rheumatologist...
" ...when I was on the Forteo. My primary ...I should now go on Reclast and Evista. The Rheumatologist said she thought I should go on Prolia instead, but then at ...thought I should try... "

So the Prolia really did not help a great deal. If it had...
" ...was unsure if the Prolia caused the rash, but he ...shot could be harmful. He wants me to now do Reclast which I have not ...bone loss. So the Prolia really did not help a great deal. If it... "

every six months, which returned my density to normal...
" ...bit of density so was started on Prolia injections every six months, which returned my density to normal.  After my hyst/ooph I ...for reflux.  The IV version (Reclast) was not offered in... "

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