Treating osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain women who have gone through menopause. It is also used to help build bone in certain men with osteoporosis. It is used to treat bone loss in certain men receiving treatment for prostate cancer and in certain women receiving treatment for breast cancer. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Prolia is a RANK ligand (RANKL) inhibitor. It works by slowing bone loss and increasing bone strength. This helps to reduce the risk of certain bone fractures.
Prolia is a prescription medication belonging to a class of drugs known as IgG2 monoclonal antibodies. Prolia is a brand name drug; the generic name of this drug is denosumab. Prolia isu sed to treat bone loss resulting from osteoporosis and menopause. The drug works by decreasing bone resorption and increasing bone mass and strength in several types of bone.