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What are the dangers of Prolia?
What are the serious side effects of Prolia?
- severe bone, joint, or muscle pain.
- serious infections, including serious urinary tract infections or skin infections.
- unusual fractures in the thigh bone*
- decreased bone production (bones take longer to form new tissue)
Is taking Prolia worth the risk?
Are there any dangers of using this drug? Studies have found that Prolia is generally safe and effective to treat osteoporosis and certain types of bone loss. For example, in the studies, people taking Prolia for up to 8 years didn’t have significant side effects compared with people taking a placebo.
What is the safest osteoporosis drug 2020?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Evenity (romosozumab-aqqg) to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of breaking a bone (fracture).
How long is it safe to stay on Prolia?
Researchers and physicians recommend that you do not stop taking denosumab without making a plan for further bone treatment. For more information check out our Osteoporosis Treatment Fact Sheet.
Is Prolia bad for kidneys?
Denosumab is not excreted via the kidneys, and it has been shown conclusively that denosumab does not seem to accumulate in kidney failure. It has been promoted as safe to use in CKD based on this fact and the experience in a relatively small number of patients with CKD stages 3 and 4 enrolled in these RCTs.
Does Prolia affect the liver?
Prolia is a well-tolerated medication and there are no previous reports of hepatotoxicity. In addition, the RANKL pathway has no recog- nized effect on the liver.
Does Prolia affect your kidneys?
What is the alternative to taking Prolia?
risedronate (Actonel) ibandronate (Boniva) zoledronic acid (Reclast, Zometa) denosumab (Xgeva)
What is the newest osteoporosis drug?
Romosozumab (Evenity). This is the newest bone-building medication to treat osteoporosis.
Does prolia affect your kidneys?
What is the best and safest treatment for osteoporosis 2020?
Bisphosphonates are usually the first choice for osteoporosis treatment. These include: Alendronate (Fosamax), a weekly pill. Risedronate (Actonel), a weekly or monthly pill.
Does Prolia cause weight gain?
Weight gain itself wasn’t reported as a side effect during clinical trials of Prolia. However, some people taking Prolia did have swelling in their arms or legs. And with swelling, your body weight can be quickly increased.