Effect of 1 year of discontinuation of raloxifene or estrogen therapy on bone mineral density after 5 years of treatment in healthy postmenopausal women.


The beneficial effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), or bisphosphonates in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women have been well established. However, little is known about the effects of discontinuation of treatment on bone mineral density. We investigated the effect of 1… (More)