A 52-year-old female asked:
I had breast cancer and developed severe osteoporosis whilst on arimidex/ooph, now on strontium ranelate. is evista (raloxifene) a safer med or are they similar?
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Dr. Sewa Leghaanswered
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Evista (raloxifene) is safe : Evista is a good medicine to prevent osteoporosis. Since you already have osteoporisis , for you the best medicine would be one of the bisphosphonates(there are several to choose from). Examaples include zoledronic acid(zoedronate), Fosamax and boniva (ibandronate).
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