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side effects of prolia injection

A 87-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
18 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: Dear Bruce: I assume she is taking prolia for osteoporosis. This medication has been deemed safe for the treatment of osteoporosis by the FDA. Howeve ... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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While Prolia works: ...in a slightly different way from the older drugs to prevent bone loss, it appears to be just as effective & may start working sooner. All of t ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Ross
Dr. Joel Ross answered
39 years experience Geriatrics
Choices are many`: Osteoporosis simply reflects a thinning of the bones. There is little chance of a spontaneous fracture of your wrist, rib, spine or hip in the absenc ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much: That is statistically different from placebo, though everything under the sun has been reported it is hard to link it to the drug. The one side effec ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Osteoporosis: Your question is not clear to me. Please restate and give more detail so we can help you.
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much: That is static tally different from placebo. Everything under the sun hs been reported but it is hard to pin it to the drug. . Infection might be imp ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Prolia: Both medications are anti-resorptive, meaning they prevent breakdown of your bone. Reclast (zoledronic acid) has been used for longer so has more sid ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Both drugs are effective in the treatment of osteoporosis involving the hip. Prolia is likely to work better than reclast, (zoledronic acid) though t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Alternatives: They are bisphosophonate alternatives. These (boniva, fosamax) are the most common medications prescribed for osteoporosis data. Fracture data is exc ... Read More
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A 86-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Consider: SHINGLES or Herpes Zoster. It is unlikely to be a reaction from the injection (that would be a generalized rash NOT a localized one) Hope this is help ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
10 years experience Dentistry
Possible: Prolia (denosumab) will increase your risk for onj, however unlike bisphosphonates there are studies that show a drug holiday will resolve an osteonec ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Carol Russell
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes postpone : Yes. Definitely you can postpone the treatment by 2-4 weeks at least.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Denosumab: Denosumab is an excellent treatment for persons with a low bone mass and at increased risk of fracture. These fractures occur much more often in folks ... Read More

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