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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Aloxif. Please consult your doctor.
Aloxif is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effec... View More
Aloxif is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Aloxif does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Aloxif should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aloxif may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Aloxif i... View More
Aloxif is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Aloxif 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 Aloxif
Side effects of Aloxif
- Leg cramps
- Peripheral edema
- Flu-like symptoms
- Joint pain
How to use Aloxif
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. Aloxif may be taken with o... View More
How Aloxif works
Aloxif works like estrogen, a natural female hormone to stop the bone loss that can develop in women after menopause.
- Inform your doctor if you have if you have any type of cancer, heart failure, kidney disease, high triglycerides or liver disease.
- Inform your doctor if you are on estrogen therapy.
- Do not take calcium supplements unless advised by doctor. Taking calcium supplements more than recommended will not provide extra protection for your bo... View More
- Stop using raloxifene immediately if you develop: lumps in the breast, signs of stroke (sudden numbness or weakness), severe headache, slurred speech, v... View More
- Avoid sitting still for long periods of time while you are taking raloxifene.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you observe bleeding / spotting from vagina during the treatment.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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
Raloxifene is a selective oestrogen receptor modulator that has both selective agonist or antagonist activities on oestrogen receptors. It acts as an ag... View More
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
Alternative brand for Aloxif
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More