Prolia is an injectable drug used to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and is given once every 6 months. Prolia works by stopping the development of the bone removing cells. There are 2 types of bone remodeling cells in your body, bone building cells and bone removing cells. Once a woman is past the age of 35 the bone removing cells are more numerous and work faster than the bone building cells, that’s how bone loss and Osteoporosis develops.
Is Prolia right for you? Talk to your health care provider today and do everything you can to keep your bones strong.
Dr. Nancy Scheinost
Rheumatology of Brazos Valley