Who should not receive denosumab injections?

You should not receive denosumab injections if you suffer from hypocalcemia; if the level of calcium in your blood is too low, a denosumab injection could result in serious side effects. It isn't recommended for use during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. You should not receive denosumab injections if you are allergic to the drug, because serious reactions can occur. Denosumab injections also should not be administered to children. Be sure to discuss your complete medical history with your doctor before receiving a denosumab injection. Complications could arise if you have malabsorption syndrome or if you have had thyroid or parathyroid surgery in the past.

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