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Postmenopausal osteoporosis is progressive and will continue
TO GET WORSE IF NOT TREATED
After menopause, your body begins to lose more bone than it creates, leaving bones brittle and at risk for fracture.
For illustrative purposes only. These images are 3D renderings of an untreated normal bone and untreated osteoporotic bone, based on bone biopsy images provided courtesy of Dr. David Dempster.
Osteoporosis is a silent disease: you can’t see or feel it, until a break happens, showing you that your bones need more attention.
2 out of 3 women
with postmenopausal osteoporosis
at high risk for fracture will
break a bone in their lifetime
After an osteoporosis-
related fracture, you’re
5x more likely
to suffer another fracture
within a year
Bones are a living organ
that constantly renew themselves, like your skin and hair
Your body loses more bone
than it creates after menopause
A bone fracture can be a
and should not be ignored
Know how different
OSTEOPOROSIS TREATMENTS WORK
There are 2 types of osteoporosis treatments—antiresorptives and anabolics. Each treatment type works differently, so take a look below to learn more.
Works one way
These medications increase bone density by slowing down bone loss that causes osteoporosis.
These medications increase bone density by stimulating bone formation.
Works two ways
EVENITY® is an anabolic treatment that's unique, because it's the only one that works two ways by building new bone and, to a lesser extent, slowing down bone loss.
Don’t let a break put you on the shelf
TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR
See what EVENITY® can do
FOR YOUR BONES
What is the most important information I should know about EVENITY®?
EVENITY® can cause serious side effects, including increased risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or death from a cardiovascular (heart or blood vessel) problem. Call your healthcare provider or get emergency help right away if you have any of these symptoms: symptoms of heart attack, which may include: chest pain or pressure; shortness of breath; feeling light-headed or dizzy; or symptoms of stroke, which may include: headache; numbness or weakness in face, arm, or legs; difficulty talking; changes in vision or loss of balance. Before you receive EVENITY®, tell your healthcare provider if you have had a heart attack or stroke, especially if it has happened in the past year.
Do not receive EVENITY® if you: have low blood calcium; or are allergic to romosozumab or any of the ingredients in EVENITY®.
Before receiving EVENITY®, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:
What are the possible side effects of EVENITY®?
EVENITY® may cause serious side effects, including:
Serious allergic reactions have happened in people who receive EVENITY®. Call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest emergency room right away if you have any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including: rash; hives; swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
Low calcium levels in your blood (hypocalcemia). EVENITY® may lower the calcium levels in your blood. Your low blood calcium should be treated before you receive EVENITY®. Call your healthcare provider if you have symptoms of low blood calcium such as: spasms, twitches, or cramps in your muscles; numbness or tingling in your fingers, toes or around your mouth.
Severe jaw bone problems (osteonecrosis) may occur. Your healthcare provider should examine your mouth before you start EVENITY® and may tell you to see your dentist. Ask your healthcare provider or dentist about good mouth care.
Unusual thigh bone fractures. Symptoms of this type of fracture include new or unusual pain in your hip, groin, or thigh.
The most common side effects of EVENITY® include joint pain and headaches.
These are not all the possible side effects of EVENITY®. 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.
EVENITY® is a prescription medicine used to treat osteoporosis in women after menopause who are at high risk of fracture, or cannot use another osteoporosis medicine or other osteoporosis medicines did not work well.