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Ralosto 60 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Ralosto Tablet

Ralosto Tablet side effects

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

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

How Ralosto Tablet works

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

Ralosto Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ralosto 60 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Ralosto 60 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Ralosto 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.
Driving
SAFE
Ralosto 60 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ralosto 60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ralosto 60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ralosto 60 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ralosto 60 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ralosto with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Choltran, Clostran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dindevan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sofarin, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Acethromb
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ralosto

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Side effect of osteoporosis tab
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please mention the contents of the tablet
i am osteoporosis patient n want to know is this disease curable?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Yes its curable aak your treating doctor about bisphosphonate and teriparatide
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FAQs

Q. Is Ralosto a bisphosphonate?

No, Ralosto is not a biophosphonate

Q. Is Ralosto safe?

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

Q. Is Ralosto 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 Ralosto cause weight gain/ hot flushes?

Yes, Use of Ralosto may cause weight gain or hot flushes

Q. Does Ralosto cause hair loss?

No, Ralosto does not cause hair loss

Q. Does Ralosto lower cholesterol?

No. Ralosto does not lower cholesterol

Q. How does Ralosto work / treat in osteoporosis?

It works by reducing the loss of bone tissue and acting on the bone cycle.

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References
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