Xgeva 120mg Injection 1.7ml

Xgeva 120mg Injection 1.7ml

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Medical Description

Xgeva injection is used to slow down bone destruction in patients with bone metastasis and some forms of bone tumour (giant cell tumour). It contains denosumab as an active ingredient. It is one of th...
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ContainsDenosumab(120.0 Mg)
UsesBone disorder
Side effectsPain in muscles and joints, constipation, stomach discomfort, itching
ClassificationDRUGS FOR OSTEOPOROSIS
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Uses of Xgeva 120 MG

  • It is used in the treatment of bone-related disorders.
  • It slows down the bone destruction process caused by cancer spreading to the bone (bone metastasis) or giant cell tumour of bone (type of bone tumour, which cannot be removed by surgery).
  • It is used in adults with advanced cancer to prevent serious bone-related complications like fractures, pressure on the spinal cord or the need to receive radiation therapy or surgery.

Contraindications of Xgeva 120 MG

If you have any allergy to Denosumab or any other ingredient of this medicine. If your blood calcium level is low (hypocalcemia).

Side effects of Xgeva 120 MG

  • Pain in muscles and joints
  • Pain in hands and legs (extremities)
  • Frequent or painful urination
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Constipation
  • Pain or discomfort in the abdomen
  • Itching, dryness and redness on the skin
  • Hair loss
  • Numbness or tingling sensation that goes down your legs (sciatica)
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Ear infection

Precautions and Warnings of Xgeva 120 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I be given Xgeva injection during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the safety of this medicine during pregnancy. You should not take this medicine if you are pregnant unless your doctor advises you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I be given Xgeva injection while breastfeeding?
A:
There is very limited information about the effects of the Olimab Injection on a newborn baby but as a safety measure, you should avoid this medicine if you are breastfeeding your baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have been given Xgeva injection?
A:
This medicine does not have any effect on your driving ability. Hence, you can drive after using this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Xgeva injection?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, if you consume alcohol too often discuss it with your doctor.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any underlying medical condition like liver or kidney disorder etc.
  • Your blood calcium or vitamin D levels are below the normal range.
  • You experience any unusual pain in the thigh, groin or hips.
  • You experience any pain, swelling, redness or sores around your jaws, redness, swelling or pain in the skin etc.
  • You are below 18 years of age.
  • You have a habit of smoking or chewing tobacco.
  • You are diagnosed with any cancer.
  • You are on steroid therapy (oral or injectable).
  • You are taking any other medicines for the treatment of bone loss.
  • You experience numbness or tingling sensations, loss of consciousness, confusion- it may be due to low levels of calcium in the blood.

Mode of Action of Xgeva 120 MG

How Does It Work?

There are specific types of cells (osteoclasts) in the body, which on activation, produces bone resorption and damages the strength of bone. These cells are under the control of specific proteins in t...
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Directions for Use of Xgeva 120 MG

  • This medicine is to be taken in an injection form.
  • It will be given by your doctor or other paramedical staff.
  • It should be taken for frequency prescribed as per your doctor.
  • Injection should be given slowly. Follow up periodically about improvement or worsening of the symptoms.

Interactions of Xgeva 120 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Xgeva injection or Xgeva injection itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for a...
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  • Especially if you are already taking any other medicine containing denosumab, other medicines to treat bone-related disorders etc.

Storage and disposal of Xgeva 120 MG

  • This medicine is for single use only.
  • Any unused medicine should be discarded.
  • Medicine should be stored below 30 C.
  • Do not use the medicine after the expiry date.
  • After usage of the medicine, all the materials should be discarded according to disposal guidelines.
  • Do not use if the ampoule is damaged or if the solution is cloudy or has solids in it.
  • If only part of the ampoule is used, throw away the rest of the solution.

Dosage of Xgeva 120 MG

Overdose

This medicine is given by healthcare professional so it is unlikely that you will be given too much medicine. If you think you have been given too much medicine, tell your doctor. You may experience s...
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Missed a Dose

This medicine is given by a healthcare professional so it is unlikely that you will be missing the dose of medicine. If a dose is missed you can talk to your doctor. However, if it is nearly time for ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Xgeva injection?

A: It is used in the treatment of bone problems. it slows down the bone destruction process caused by cancer spreading to the bone (bone metastasis) or giant cell tumour of bone (type of bone tumour).

Q: How does the Xgeva injection work?

A: Xgeva injection contains medicine known as Denosumab. It is one of the groups of medicine known as Monoclonal antibody. Denosumab blocks the protein which is responsible for the activation of bone destructive cells. Thus, it helps in preventing bone-related complications, especially in cancerous conditions.

Q: How to use Xgeva injection?

A: This medicine is to be taken in an injection form. It will be given by your doctor or other paramedical staff. It should be taken for frequency prescribed as per your doctor. Injection should be given slowly. Follow up periodically about improvement or worsening of the symptoms. Do not try to self-administer.

Q: When to stop Xgeva injection?

A: Do not stop this medicine without the doctor's advice as it may increase the chances of symptoms coming back.
Product Details
Brand
XGEVA
Expires on or After
30/08/2024
Last Updated on: 27 Apr 2021 | 12:25 PM (IST)
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