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Evista

raloxifene
Raloxifene is used to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Raloxifene may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
raloxifene
DRUG TYPE
antineoplastic hormones

Frequently Asked Questions

This medicine may increase your risk of a blood clot in your leg, your lung, or your eye. You should not take raloxifene if you have ever had this type of blood clot.

Raloxifene can also increase your risk of a stroke, which can be fatal. This risk is highest if you have certain risk factors (such as smoking, having heart problems or high blood pressure, or if you have ever had a heart attack or a stroke).

Although this medicine is for use only in postmenopausal women, you should not take raloxifene if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Evista tablet 60 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Raloxifene tablet 60 mg

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