Raloxifene is used to prevent and treat bone loss (osteoporosis) in women after menopause. Maintaining strong bones by slowing bone loss helps to reduce the risk of fractures.
Raloxifene may also lower the chance of getting a certain type of breast cancer (invasive) in women after menopause.
This drug is different from hormones (including estrogens and progestins). It works by acting like...Read more
For the past few years, most physicians have routinely treated osteoporosis in the same manner. The most commonly used medication class is... Read more »