denosumab   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6886

Synonyms: AMG-162 | M05BX04 | Prolia® | Xgeva®
Approved drug
denosumab is an approved drug (FDA and EMA (2010))
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Denosumab suppresses the activity of RANK ligand (RANKL), which normally promotes bone removal and resorption, but which becomes over active in many bone loss diseases.
Denosumab is produced from CHO cells stably expressing recombinant antibody component proteins [1]. It was the first RANKL inhibitor to be approved by the FDA.

Biosimilars: The FDA approved denosumab-bbdz (Jubbonti®, February 2024) and denosumab-bbdz (Wyost®, March 2024) as interchangeable biosimilars to the reference agent Prolia®.
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Compound class Antibody
Approved drug? Yes (FDA and EMA (2010))
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8653 denosumab
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AMG-162 | M05BX04 | Prolia® | Xgeva®
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