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Ralista 60 mg Tablet

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Composition for Ralista 60 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Ralista 60 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Ralista Tablet

Uses of Ralista Tablet

Ralista 60 mg Tablet is used for osteoporosis. It treats and prevents osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

Ralista Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Ralista are Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Breast tenderness, Leg cramps, Rash, Abdominal pain, Flu-like symptoms, Dyspepsia, Breast pain.

How to use Ralista Tablet

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. Ralista 60 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ralista Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Ralista Tablet

Expert advice for Ralista Tablet

  • 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.
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Ralista Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ralista Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ralista 60 mg Tablet.
Ralista 60 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Ralista 60 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Ralista 60 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Ralista 60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ralista 60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ralista 60 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Ralista 60 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ralista
I have regular pain in knees. Specially while sitting and standing.doctor said it's starting of osteoporosis. What to do
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
ur doctor must have prescribed treatment also u need to have good diet and have regular exercises i will be surprised gif u have osteoporosis at the age of 37
i am osteoporosis patien n taking Fosavance 70mg for last 3 months.I want to know is osteoporosis curable completely?
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
it also depends a lot on ur life style be active, lead healthy life, eat good and u will be fine
She is a diabetes and osteoporosis patient feeling very week bone .need any bone supplements or drink.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Get vitamin d checkedTab ccm once a dayCap neurokind once a dayTab celin 1000 mg twice a dayTake all for one montj
I hv underwent an angioplasty in the last year. I also have hip joint problems on both side. Previously I was taking some calcium supplements and some times painkiller or pain reliever tabs. One of the tab microcid 25 , I was frequently having a dose when the pain was acute. But after angioplasty I stopped all medicines on Osteoporosis. I would like to get an advise, shall I consume microcid 25 if the pains are acute? Is microcid is harmful for heart problems? Pls advise. Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Yes can take n minimal side effects
Vitamin d3 deficiency Test- 25 OH Vitamin-D value is 7.2 ng/ml Normal range
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
You have condition called osteoporosis. Take calcarea phos3X 4 tablets 4 times a day in 1/2 cup of warm water along with 1-2hours of direct sunlight exposure at your body. Vit D is processed by your body by sunlight only which helps in calcium binding there is no other way to get vit D absorbed in human body.
I am diabetic, also osteoporosis. Which diagnostic test will show my current status
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. For Osteoporosis, you may go for Bone Mineral Density testing, 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D3 levels, Serum Calcium levels.
Patient has osteoporosis and on calcium tablets bone density showed -2.25 any additional medication required?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Early Morning walk for atleast 15-20 minsMorning walk for atleast 15-20 minsCap Uprise-D3-60k once a week for 3 months

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Frequently asked questions about Ralista Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Raloxifene

Q. Is Ralista a bisphosphonate?
No, Ralista is not a biophosphonate
Q. Is Ralista safe?
It is safe if used for the dose and duration as recommended by your doctor
Q. Is Ralista a hormone/steroid?
No, It's not a hormone/steroid however at times it mimics activity of estrogen
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 Ralista cause weight gain/ hot flushes?
Yes, Use of Ralista may cause weight gain or hot flushes
Q. Does Ralista cause hair loss?
No, Ralista does not cause hair loss
Q. Does Ralista lower cholesterol?
No. Ralista does not lower cholesterol
Q. How does Ralista work / treat in osteoporosis?
It works by reducing the loss of bone tissue and acting on the bone cycle.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ralista with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ralista with Cholestyramine
Medicines with composition Cholestyramine: Choltran, Clostran
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Aceno, Acenomac, Nistrom
Ralista with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Ralista with Warfarin
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf

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