Generic Name - Raloxifene
Category - Osteoporosis
Prevent Calcium loss.
Generic for Evista* is indicated to reduce the amount of calcium lost from bones. Raloxifene (Generic for Evista*) helps to prevent bone loss and to increase normal healthy bone formation in patients with osteoporosis. It works like an estrogen to stop the bone loss.
Generic for Evista* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Evista* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Evista* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
A history of blood clots
Low level of blood calcium
High level of blood triglycerides
Vitamin D deficiency
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Evista*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Thyroid hormones like levothyroxine
Herbal or dietary supplements
Generic for Evista* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericEvista*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Evista* for Osteoporosis is one 60-milligram tablet once a day.
Generic for Evista* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Evista* side Effects include difficulty breathing,
Leg pain or swelling, skin rash and itching.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Evista*.
Generic for Evista* and Pregnancy
Generic for Evista* is not recommended during pregnancy. It is likely to cause serious birth defects or other problems in the growing fetus. Be sure you have discussed with your doctor regarding use of Generic for Evista* during pregnancy.
Generic for Evista* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Evista* passes into breast milk. However, Generic Evita is not recommended during breast-feeding because it may cause unwanted effects in nursing babies.
Generic for Evista* and Pediatric
Generic for Evista* may be used for children with TB when other medicines cannot be used. However, Generic for Evista* is usually not used in children up to 6 years of age because it may be hard to tell if they are having side effects affecting their eyes. Do talk
Generic for Evista* and Geriatric
Studies indicate use of Generic for Evista* only in women past menopause and has not been shown to cause different side effects or problems in elderly people than it does in adults who have just gone through menopause.
The above information about Generic for Evista* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.