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What are the side effects of Prolia?

My name is Roger Ginn & I have recently been diagnosed with osteoporosis. My doctor has prescribed Prolia by injections every 6 months. Checking about side effects & all info I have found is related to women. Are the side effects basically the same for men?
Fri, 23 Jun 2017
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Diabetologist 's  Response
Hello Mr.Roger , I have just read your query about Prolia and would like to say that yes it has the same side effects on men as well.
The side effects of prolia are-
Back pain (34.7%)
Extremity pain (11.7%)
Musculoskeletal pain (7.6%)
Hypercholesterolemia (7.2%)
Cystitis (5.9%)
upper respiratory tract infection (4.9%)
Hope you find my advice of some benefit.Good luck.
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