Oxilar is a medicine used in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. It helps in preventing bone loss that can develop in ... View More
Uses of Oxilar
Side effects of Oxilar
How to use Oxilar
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Oxilar may be taken with o... View More
How Oxilar works
Oxilar works like estrogen, a natural female hormone to stop the bone loss that can develop in women after menopause.
Post-menopausal osteoporosis, Malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumours, Prevention & risk reduction of invasive breast cancer
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Prophylaxis of postmenopausal osteoporosis; Osteoporosis in postmenopausal women Adult: 60 mg once daily. Breast Cancer Prevention; risk redu... View More
Renal impairment: Severe: Contraindicated.
Active or history of venous thromboembolic events including DVT, pulmonary embolism, retinal vein thrombosis. Unexplained uterine bleeding. Patients w/ ... View More
Mode of Action
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Women w/ risk factors for venous thromboembolism including CHF or active malignancy, risk factors for stroke (e.g. TIA, AF), history of oestrogen-induce... View More
>10% Hot flashes (8-29%),Flu syndrome (14-15%),Cramps/muscle spasm (6-12%),Arthralgia (11-16%),Infection (11%) 1-10% Insomnia (6%),Vomiting (5%),Si... View More
Cholestyramine reduces the absorption of raloxifene. Raloxifene with warfarin may reduce the prothrombin response and time. Caution when used in hghly p... View More