Raloxifene: new preparation. Not better than oestrogen.

  • Published 1999 in Prescrire international

Abstract

(1) Raloxifene is marketed in France for the prevention of non traumatic vertebral fracture in postmenopausal women. In animal pharmacology studies it was found to both agonise and antagonise oestrogen. (2) The assessment file is methodologically sound but fails to answer a good number of practical questions. (3) A placebo-controlled trial showed that… (More)

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