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side effects of evista in women

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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 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
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
20 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
31 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 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 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 female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 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 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 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 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

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