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evista side effects long term

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Blood clotting: The most common is worsening of menopausal symptoms, but blood clots (particulary in the legs) are much more serious. Do not use if you're a smoker o ... Read More

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A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Perhaps: Evista (raloxifene) if taken to reduce breast cancer in post-menopausal women is usually taken just for 5 years but there is no limit number of years ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Alternatives: They are bisphosophonate alternatives. These (boniva, fosamax) are the most common medications prescribed for osteoporosis data. Fracture data is exc ... Read More
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Dr. Souzan El-Eid
30 years experience Breast Surgery
Raloxifene: For high risk women for brast cancer, Raloxifene has been shown to have protective effect.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Raloxifene: Of all the products you mentioned, Raloxifene has the most well established record and is fda approved to improve bone density. Unfortunately, its abi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I am not sure if this is from the forteo. It can cause joint pain, however I am not sure about rib pain. If the x-rays are negative and the drug is li ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Evista (raloxifene) has: been shown to help prevent spine fractures, but does NOT help prevent hip fractures, so I couldn't recommend it for that reason. The crestor will help ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
No: Jaw pain is not a side effect of evista (raloxifene). It rarely may occur in patients taking a bisphosphonate drug.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You should be: tapered off cymbalta (duloxetine) slowly under medical supervision.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on the med: Sedation in a 3yo is generally well tolerated when used in the basically healthy child. The term sedation has a variable meaning, with a bit of benedr ... Read More
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Dr. Marino Tavarez
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It is always: important to make sure you truly have the cutaneous type and not the systemic type. Simple blood tests may help. Also having a good Rheumatologist to ... Read More

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