Raloxifene
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Raloxifene?

(ral OKS i feen)

• This medicine is used to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal females.

• This medicine is used to prevent breast cancer in postmenopausal females with osteoporosis or at increased risk.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have any circulation problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high triglycerides, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Do not take colestipol or cholestyramine within 4 hours of this medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Avoid being immobile for long periods of time (long trips, bedrest following surgery). Not moving for long periods may increase your risk of blood clots. Resume normal activity as soon...

 
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