User Reviews for Evista
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|Prevention of Osteoporosis||0 reviews||64 medications|
|Breast Cancer, Prevention||1 reviews||1 medications|
|Osteoporosis||2 reviews||190 medications|
|Summary of Evista reviews||3 reviews||7.4|
Reviews for Evista
Review by thetruthhurts (taken for 5 to 10 years):
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.
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April 27, 2013 10:05 AM
Review by ProudMari:
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.
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September 2, 2011 10:06 PM
Review by shibumi0202:
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.
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December 16, 2010 8:09 PM
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