... Have been taking evista for at least 10 ys. I am on 20 mg xarelto. Can I resume taking evista?
I was treated for blood clots in left leg and had clots in both lungs. I am a 76 yr old female.?
- 14 Mar 2014 by sgmbeverly
- 15 March 2014
- evista, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis (dvt), blood clot, xarelto, female, blood
Added 15 Mar 2014:
Demonindc asked for more details. Took Evista for over 10 yrs with no problem. In late Nov a family me mber was hospitalized. I spent long hrs at hospital. Also did not go to exercise as I normally do. He died in mid-Jan. I had not been feeling well - short of breath & tired, but I thought it was due to stress. In late Jan I was hospitalized w/blood clots in leg & both lungs. Was referred to a blood specialist who found no underlying cause (cancer, etc). He agreed with me that it was a combination of Evista, inactivity, & lack of exercise. My primary Dr said I could resume Evista, but I have not because of what I have read. I have breast ca in my family, so I liked Evista, but am afraid to start back. I can't take Fosamax because of Gerd, so I don't know what to take for my bones. Thank you for your answer.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 15 Apr 2014 • 3 answers
Posted 11 Dec 2014 • 2 answers
Posted 23 Sep 2015 • 1 answer
Posted 3 Nov 2016 • 2 answers
Posted 11 Apr 2017 • 1 answer