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  1. Raloxifene is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis (condition in which the bones become thin and weak ... menopause (change of life; end of menstrual periods). Raloxifene is also used to decrease the risk of ...
  2. ... women with osteoporosis who have gone through menopause. Raloxifene (Evista®) Raloxifene is another medicine that slows the breakdown of ... This medicine is only for women after menopause. Raloxifene is not a hormone, but it keeps bone ...
  3. Types of Osteoporosis Medications (National Osteoporosis Foundation)  
    ... a doctor or dentist before starting the medicine. Raloxifene (Evista®) (Brand name Evista®) Raloxifene is approved for the prevention and treatment of ... It is neither an estrogen nor a hormone. Raloxifene used to be called a selective estrogen receptor ...
  4. Medications for the Risk Reduction of Primary Breast Cancer in Women (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force) - PDF  
    ... medicationS to reduce breast cancer risk? Tamoxifen and raloxifene have been shown to reduce a woman’s risk ... who have already gone through menopause, tamoxifen and raloxifene can reduce the risk for developing breast cancer. ...
  5. Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... vomiting, skin rash, impotence , and decreased sexual interest Raloxifene Risk of blood clots, especially in the lungs ... Wickerham DL, et al. Effects of tamoxifen vs raloxifene on the risk of developing invasive breast cancer ...
  6. ... is generally not used solely to treat osteoporosis. raloxifene (Evista) ■ ■ Arm or leg pain, muscle pain, or ... a month’s supply C selective estrogen receptor modulator Raloxifene 60 mg tablet Evista No One pill daily $ ...
  7. Surgery to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... and in clinical counseling. Two drugs, tamoxifen and raloxifene , are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug ... reduction in both premenopausal and postmenopausal women, and raloxifene is approved for risk reduction in postmenopausal women ...
  8. Menopause (Hormone Health Network)  
    ... progestin; increased risk of blood clots and stroke Raloxifene Pros: Effective against bone loss and risk of ... other tissues. Two such drugs are tamoxifen and raloxifene. A third drug, ospemifene, has just become available. ...
  9. Aromatase Inhibitors (American Cancer Society)  
    ... Medicines to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk Tamoxifen and raloxifene What are the risks in taking these drugs? ... Arimidex ® ) Aromatase inhibitors work differently from tamoxifen and raloxifene . Instead of blocking the estrogen receptors, they stop ...
  10. Breast Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... to estrogen. Selective estrogen receptor modulators Tamoxifen and raloxifene belong to the family of drugs called selective ... estrogen on other tissues. Treatment with tamoxifen or raloxifene lowers the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal ...
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