Denosumab Injection ( Xgeva )

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SN instructed the use of Denosumab Injection ( Xgeva ) is used to treat osteoporosis a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily in men and in women who have undergone menopause or who cannot take or did not respond to other medications for osteoporosis. Is also used to treat bone loss in men with prostate cancer and in women with breast cancer who are receiving certain treatments that increase their risk for fractures. In another cases is used to reduce fractures from certain types of cancer that began in another part of the body but has spread to the bones, is also used in adults and some adolescents to treat giant cell tumor of bone that cannot be treated with surgery or if surgery is not possible. Denosumab Injection ( Xgeva ) is in a class of medications called RANK ligand inhibitors. It works by decreasing bone breakdown and increasing bone strength and density .