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How does raloxifene help cholesterol; I heard it does?

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Dr. Timothy Byrnes
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Raloxifene affects LDL and total cholesterol in a fashion similar to estrogen.
Unlike estrogen HDL is unaffected. The precise mechanism is not known at this time. It is not related to sequestration and elminination of cholesterol in bile.

In brief: Unknown

Raloxifene affects LDL and total cholesterol in a fashion similar to estrogen.
Unlike estrogen HDL is unaffected. The precise mechanism is not known at this time. It is not related to sequestration and elminination of cholesterol in bile.
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