Raloxifene: Risks and Benefits

@article{BarrettConnor2001RaloxifeneRA,
  title={Raloxifene: Risks and Benefits},
  author={Elizabeth Barrett-Connor},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={949}
}
  • E. Barrett-Connor
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: Raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), was designed to have the expected benefits of long‐term estrogen replacement therapy without the risks. This paper reviews the clinical trial evidence for raloxifene benefits and risks, and how they compare with those of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and relate to the choices of postmenopausal women. 
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