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raloxifene allergy in children

A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
38 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 female asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Speak to oncologist: You should address this question with your medical oncologist or the physician who prescribed this medication. He/she will be able to look at your en ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
Dr. David Jin answered
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thanks for asking!: Evista (raloxifene.Hcl) is not a bisphosphonate. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective estrogen receptor modulators (serms) with a differen ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bone loss: There are a variety of risk factor for bone loss including ethnicity, lighter skin color, use of steroids, early hysterectomy etc. I used to do dexa' ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Like estrogen: Raloxifene (evista), along with decreasing breast cancer risk and treating osteoporosis, appears to lower LDL by binding to estrogen receptors and eff ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Byrnes
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Unknown: Raloxifene affects LDL and total cholesterol in a fashion similar to estrogen. Unlike estrogen HDL is unaffected. The precise mechanism is not known ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
.?: I'm not sure what you are asking but i recommend you discuss this with your physician/oncologist.
A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: These are both very safe drugs to use. Yet I am not aware of any experience in using them for gynecomastia and whether they can help or not. You could ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
30 years experience Breast Surgery
Breast? likely no: The primary trial of Raloxifene for breast chemoprevention was limited to 5 years of use to match the standard of 5 years of tamoxifen. Recent data s ... Read More
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: What do you mean by the word "moobs"?
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