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Raloxifene

In the US, Raloxifene (raloxifene systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: hormones/antineoplastics, selective estrogen receptor modulators and is used to treat Breast Cancer - Prevention, Osteoporosis and Prevention of Osteoporosis.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03XC01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0084449-90-1

Chemical Formula

C28-H27-N-O4-S

Molecular Weight

473

Therapeutic Category

Selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM)

Chemical Name

Metanone, [6-hydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)benzo[b]tien-3-yl]-[4-[2-(1-piperidinyl)etoxy]phenyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Raloxifenum (Latin)
  • Raloxifen (German)
  • Raloxifène (French)
  • Raloxifeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Raloxifene (OS: BAN)
  • Raloxifène (OS: DCF)
  • Keoxifene (IS)
  • LY 139481 (IS: Lilly)
  • Raloxifene Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • Keoxifene Hydrochloride (IS)
  • LY 156758 (IS: Lilly)
  • Raloxifène (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Raloxifene hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Raloxifene Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Raloxifenhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Raloxifeni hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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