Support Tools

Helpful Tools
and Cancer-related Support

XGEVA® support tools designed for you

Learn more about keeping your bones strong as you fight cancer

XGEVA® Patient Brochure

Download the XGEVA® Patient Brochure, a useful resource with important information about understanding bone metastases, serious bone problems, and XGEVA® treatment.

ONJ Patient Education Tool: It’s important to take care of your mouth while treating cancer.

ONJ Patient Education Tool

Download a helpful tool for recognizing osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ), a potential side effect of treatment with bone-targeting medicines, including XGEVA®.

Cancer support resources

Alongside your healthcare team and loved ones, there is a wide range of other supportive resources available.

These third-party cancer support resources are for your information only.
Amgen does not endorse and is not responsible for the content included in these resources.

For all patients with cancer:

Learn about the Prevent Cancer Foundation

Prevent Cancer Foundation®

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is devoted to cancer prevention and early detection while raising support for cancer prevention research, education, advocacy and outreach programs nationwide.

Learn about the Cancer support community

Cancer Support Community (CSC)

The CSC is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

Learn about Breakaway from Cancer®

Breakaway from Cancer

Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer® is a national initiative to increase awareness of important resources for those facing all stages of cancer, from preventing cancer to living as a survivor.

Learn about National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

The NCCS advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer.

Important Safety Information

Do not take XGEVA® if you have low blood calcium (hypocalcemia). Your low blood calcium must be treated before you receive XGEVA®. XGEVA® can significantly lower the calcium levels in your blood and some deaths have been reported. Take calcium and vitamin D as your doctor tells you to. Tell your doctor right away if you experience spasms, twitches, cramps, or stiffness in your muscles or numbness or tingling in your fingers, toes, or around your mouth.

Do not take XGEVA® if you are allergic to denosumab or any of the ingredients of XGEVA®. Serious allergic reactions have happened in people who take XGEVA®. Call your doctor or go to your nearest emergency room right away if you have any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including low blood pressure (hypotension); trouble breathing; throat tightness; swelling of the face, lips, or tongue, rash; itching; or hives.

What is the most important information you should know about XGEVA®?

XGEVA® contains the same medicine as Prolia® (denosumab). If you are taking XGEVA® do not take Prolia®.

Severe jaw bone problems (osteonecrosis)

Unusual thigh bone fracture

Risk of high calcium levels in patients who are still growing

Possible harm to your unborn baby

Tell your doctor if you:

While taking XGEVA®, you should:

What are the possible side effects of XGEVA®?

These are not all the possible side effects of XGEVA®. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see Full Prescribing Information.

Indication and Limitation of Use

XGEVA® is a prescription medicine used to prevent fracture, spinal cord compression, or the need for radiation or surgery to bone in patients with bone metastases from solid tumors.

XGEVA® is not used to prevent these bone problems in patients with multiple myeloma.