Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking denosumab if you have:
- Low blood calcium (hypocalcemia)
- Underactive parathyroid glands (hypoparathyroidism)
- Had thyroid surgery or parathyroid surgery in the past
- A digestive problem that causes poor absorption of vitamins and minerals
- Had part of your intestines surgically removed
- Severe kidney disease (and/or are on dialysis)
- Any immune-suppressing condition, such as HIV, AIDS, or cancer
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Planning a dental procedure
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Prolia and Pregnancy or Xgeva and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Prolia and Breastfeeding or Xgeva and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Denosumab to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
(Click Denosumab Dosage for more information.)