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Raloxifene Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Osteoporosis

1 tablet (60 mg) orally once a day

Usual Adult Dose for Prevention of Osteoporosis

1 tablet (60 mg) orally once a day

Usual Adult Dose for Prevention of Breast Cancer

1 tablet (60 mg) orally once a day

Renal Dose Adjustments

The manufacturer recommends this drug should generally be avoided in patients with renal impairment.

Liver Dose Adjustments

The manufacturer recommends this drug should generally be avoided in patients with hepatic impairment.

Precautions

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Supplemental calcium and/or vitamin D should be added to the diet if daily intake is inadequate. Raloxifene is not an effective treatment for the prevention of postmenopausal symptoms such as hot flashes or flushes, urinary symptoms, or vaginal dryness.

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