Raloxifene

What is Raloxifene?

Raloxifene is a hormone used in case of irregular menstruation due to cysts in ovary, estrogen sensitive tumors/cancer of breast. In case of loss of bone calcium deposit it helps in restoring.

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I am almost 59 yrs old and dx with breast ca at age 50 (premenopausal but menopause from chemo), er pr positive with 3 small nodes. Had partial...

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tamoxifen is better. add bisphosphonates

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Tamoxifen is the best drug...

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I am almost 59 yrs old and dx with breast ca at age 50 (premenopausal but menopause...

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Please refer below

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Thanks for your query.
I understand your concern. The recent data on 10 years versus 5 years...

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I have been on alendronate for many years( around 10-15 year) and my dentist ask if I had ever taken a break from the medication. I also take...

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No harm in continuing Raloxifene

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Welcome and thanks for your query.
Raloxifene is helpful in reducing the...

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