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ESTROACT 60MG TABLET

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Composition FOR ESTROACT

Raloxifene(60 mg)

food interaction for ESTROACT

alcohol interaction for ESTROACT

pregnancy interaction for ESTROACT

lactation interaction for ESTROACT

medicine interaction for ESTROACT

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Estroact 60mg tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Estroact 60mg tablet.
SAFE
Estroact 60mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Estroact 60mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ESTROACT

    Raloxifene(60 mg)

    Uses

    Estroact 60mg tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of post menopausal osteoporosis

    How it works

    Estroact 60mg tablet works like estrogen, a natural female hormone to stop the bone loss that can develop in women after menopause.

    Common side effects

    Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Breast tenderness, Leg cramps, Rash, Abdominal pain, Flu-like symptoms, Dyspepsia, Breast pain

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ESTROACT

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    Expert advice FOR ESTROACT

    • 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 bones but may cause adverse side effects including kidney stones.
    • Stop using raloxifene immediately if you develop: lumps in the breast, signs of stroke (sudden numbness or weakness), severe headache, slurred speech, vision problems; chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood; or pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs.
    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR ESTROACT

    Raloxifene

    Q.

    Is raloxifene a bisphosphonate?
    No, Raloxifene is not a biophosphonate

    Q.

    Is raloxifene safe?
    It is safe if used for the dose and duration as recommended by your doctor

    Q.

    Is raloxifene a hormone/steroid?
    No, It's not a hormone/steroid however at times it mimics activity of estrogen

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    Q.

    Is raloxifene better than tamoxifen?
    It has been observed that tamoxifen is slightly more effective in prevention of breast cancer in post-menopausal women that raloxifene, however raloxifene also plays a role in treating or preventing osteoporosis

    Q.

    Does raloxifene cause weight gain/ hot flushes?
    Yes, Use of Raloxifene may cause weight gain or hot flushes

    Q.

    Does raloxifene cause hair loss?
    No, Raloxifene does not cause hair loss

    Q.

    Does raloxifene lower cholesterol?
    No. Raloxifene does not lower cholesterol

    Q.

    How does raloxifene work / treat in osteoporosis?
    It works by reducing the loss of bone tissue and acting on the bone cycle.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)