A drug that belongs to the family of drugs called selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) and is used in the prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Raloxifene is also being studied as a cancer prevention drug.

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... RALOXIFENE (Evista®) reduces the amount of calcium lost from bones. It helps to prevent bone loss and to increase normal healthy bone formation in patients with osteoporosis. Raloxifene does not reduce hot flashes associated with estrogen deficiency. Generic raloxifene tablets are not yet available. ...
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Raloxifene Systematic (IUPAC) name [6-hydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl) ...
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