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Generic Evista (raloxifene) is a medication used to prevent osteoporosis in women in postmenopausal period. Generic Evista is also used to reduce the risk of breast cancer in this category of patients. The medication works by interacting with estrogen receptors in the breast.

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Evista generic Generic Evista (raloxifene) is a medication used to prevent osteoporosis in women in postmenopausal period. Generic Evista is also used to reduce the risk of breast cancer in this category of patients.
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 Introduction: Medicine name: Evista generic (raloxifene hydrochloride) is a medication used to prevent osteoporosis in women in postmenopausal period. Generic Evista is also used to reduce the risk of breast cancer in this category of patients. The medication works by interacting with estrogen receptors in the breast.

Evista generic

  Pharmacology: Evista generic contains the active ingredient ingredient Raloxifene hydrochloride. Raloxifene belongs to a group of medications called selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs). The medication acts as agonist (estrogen effect) on non-reproductive tissue and as antagonist – on reproductive tissues. Therapeutic action is associated with binding to estrogen receptors and regulation of genes expression. The medication reduces the process of resorption of bone tissue and normalizes balance of calcium in the organ (by decreasing calcium loss with urine).

Raloxifene does not cause endomethium proliferation, increase of uterine size, bleedings in post climacteric period. It also does not cause hyperplasia of the mammary gland, decreases painful sensation and swelling.

Generic Evista also decreases bad cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) and fibrinogen.

 Indications: Raloxifene is prescribed in the following conditions:

  • Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
  • Decreasing the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women  with or without osteoporosis

Contraindications:

Evista generic is contraindicated for use in:

  • Thromboembolia including thrombosis of the deep veins
  • Embolia of the pulmonary artery
  • Thrombosis of the retina veins
  • Severe liver diseases
  • Severe kidney diseases
  • Uterine bleeding of unknown origin
  • Mammary gland cancer
  • Endomethrium cancer
  • High triglycerides
  • Hypersensitivity to Raloxifene
  • Congestive heart failure and other heart and blood vessel diseases including stoke and mini-stroke, arrhythmia

Make sure to let your doctor know if:

  • you are pregnant
  • you are breastfeeding
  • drink alcohol frequently
  • have an upcoming surgery
  • have not gone through menopause
  • you smoke

Adverse effect: Evista generic may cause the following side-effects:

Blood coagulation system: thrombocytopenia, venous thromboembolia (including thrombosis of the deep veins), embolia of the pulmonary artery, thrombosis of the retina veins

Cardiovascular system: vasodilation (hot flashes)

Other: spasms of the calf muscles, peripheral edemas

 The most common Raloxifene side effects include:

  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Hot flashes
  • Water retention
  • Sinus infection
  • Weight gain
  • Insomnia
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Sweating
  • Pneumonia

 Interactions: Raloxifene can interact with the following groups of drugs or preparations:

  • Bile acid sequestrants
  • Corticosteroids
  • Estrogen medications
  • Blood thinner (warfarin)

 Attention: Evista generic should not be administered without a consultation with a health care provider. Keep out of reach of children.

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