raloxifene - oral, Evista
GENERIC NAME: RALOXIFENE - ORAL (ra-LOX-ih-feen)
BRAND NAME(S): Evista
WARNING: Raloxifene may infrequently cause serious blood clots to form in the legs or lungs. Tell your doctor if you have history of blood clots (e.g., deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism). Also talk to your doctor about risk factors for developing strokes (sometimes fatal) while taking this medication. Some risk factors include tobacco use, alcohol use, having high cholesterol/diabetes, or history of heart disease. Discuss these risks and the benefits of using raloxifene with your doctor.
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