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How often will I take denosumab for my osteoporosis?

If your doctor prescribes denosumab, you will get a shot once every six months at your doctor's office. This medicine is used to treat osteoporosis (thinning and weakening bones) in women who have gone through menopause (the “change of life”) and who have a high risk of getting broken bones. Denosumab is prescribed for women who cannot take another kind of medicine for this condition, or for those who have tried another medicine but it did not work for them.

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