What is denosumab and why is it prescribed?
Denosumab is used to treat osteoporosis. It limits the activity of cells that break down old bone material by blocking a protein called RANK ligand. Read more
When and how to take denosumab?
Denosumab is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneously) twice a year.
What are the possible risks and side-effects of denosumab?
The most common side-effects include skin infections and back, arm or leg pain. More serious side-effects are rare but you'll have regular checks for any problems. Read more
What else should I know about denosumab?
Denosumab doesn't usually affect other medicines or vaccinations, but it's advisable only to drink alcohol in moderation. Read more