User Reviews for Raloxifene
Also known as: Evista
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Reviews for Raloxifene
Evista (raloxifene) for Osteoporosis: "Very positive response. Side advantage breast cancer protection. Major problem "hot flashes". Self limiting problem side effect. No need for specific dosing instructions such as with biguanides."
thetruthhurts (taken for 5 to 10 years) April 27, 2013
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Evista (raloxifene) for Osteoporosis: "Evista was prescribed by my doctor - was on my fourth pill and started experiencing vaginal burning and urinary incontinence. After an examination I was diagnosed with vaginitis and a bladder infection. Went off them immediately."
ProudMari September 2, 2011
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Evista (raloxifene) for Breast Cancer, Prevention: "Had hot flashes for the first few months about an hour after I took it, I take it at night with my other medications. I found that I can not drink alcohol. I become very nauseated and throw up. Otherwise I have taken it for almost 3 years without any real problem."
shibumi0202 December 16, 2010
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