Raloxifene

Raloxifene Uses

Raloxifene is used for Osteoporosis (Bone Loss after Menopause)

How Raloxifene Works

Raloxifene prevents and treats osteoporosis by mimicking the effects of estrogen (a female hormone produced by the body) to increase the density (thickness) of bone.

Common side effects of Raloxifene

Depression, Fever, Insomnia, Migraine, Stroke, Chest Pain, Hot Flashes, Peripheral Edema, Abdominal Pain, Cholelithiasis, Flatulence, Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting

Interaction

Drug : ampicillin, cholestyramine: Decreased raloxifene absorption.

warfarin: Possibly decreased PT.

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