Xgeva Denosumab Injection works by RANK ligand (RANKL) inhibitor. This drug is a relatively newly introduced type of therapy in cancer treatment that is called Monoclonal antibody therapy. Xgeva Denosumab Injection targets only specific cancer cells and therefore, happens to protect the healthy cells in the body.
Xgeva Denosumab Injection is a bone protective medicine. This helps in preventing bone fractures and skeletal problems in people suffering from tumors that have managed to spread to the patient’s bone.
Xgeva Denosumab Injection is used for treating Giant cell bone tumors in people with fully matured bone structure. It also helps to monitor level of Calcium in the blood stream that might get abnormally high due to spreading of cancer to bone.
This is not a full list of all side effects that may occur with this drug. Please seek medical advice from your doctor about if you experience serious side effects and they become overtly bothersome. Also, it is must to talk to your doctor if you see symptoms of easy bleeding tendencies, Jaundice, breathing problems or infections developing in your body.
Drug allergies are quite common and might occur as a result of reaction to active ingredients as well as inactive ingredients. The most common side effects of allergies are: itching, rashes, hives, shortness of breath, low blood pressure, dizziness and loose motions.
Common side effects
● Bloating, nausea and vomiting
● Reduced appetite
● Swelling in limbs or extremities
● Diarrhea or constipation
● Difficulty in breathing
● Abnormal aches in bones of thighs, hips, groin etc.
● Tingling in extremities or around your mouth
● Muscle cramping
You must always inform your doctor of pharmacist about your past and present drug allergies or other allergies before taking this medication. Drug allergies to both active ingredients and inactive agents are common.