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How does smoking affect the taking of evista (raloxifene)?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not.

However Evista (raloxifene) is associated with phlebitis because it, like oral estrogen, elevates serum fibrinogen.
As they say, smoking potentiates the thrombotic complications of estrogen, and i suspect Evista (raloxifene) too.

In brief: Usually not.

However Evista (raloxifene) is associated with phlebitis because it, like oral estrogen, elevates serum fibrinogen.
As they say, smoking potentiates the thrombotic complications of estrogen, and i suspect Evista (raloxifene) too.
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Shouldn't

Not aware of any problems with smoking and raloxifene.
Smoking may increase the risk of osteoporosis.

In brief: Shouldn't

Not aware of any problems with smoking and raloxifene.
Smoking may increase the risk of osteoporosis.
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