You should take Evista (raloxifene HCl) is only one pill, once a day. And it is great news for the prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. In most women it preserves bones and keep them strong. You may be at increased risk of osteoporosis if you are Caucasian or Asian, have a slender build, do not exercise, or have a family history of this disease.
Numerous studies and practice have also shown that, while preserving, Evista reduces cholesterol levels in postmenopausal women. “Bad” cholesterol is known an risk factor number one for heart disease, that is so important to low bad cholesterol level.
Evista for cancer prevention. Importantly, women taking Evista had no increased risk of breast or uterine cancer in studies of up to 3 years.
You should control getting enough calcium in your diet , and take calcium supplements, if necessary. How Evista effects on fractures is not yet known. Do not take Evista, if you are or can still become pregnant, or have seriouse liver problems, or you have hot flashes. Nor should you take Evista if you have had blood clots that required a doctors treatment, although the chance of getting them from taking Evista is rare. Being immobile for a long time may add to the risk. Side effects with Evista have usually been mild, and most women did not find them serious enough to stop taking it. The most commonly reported side effects were leg cramps and hot flashes. Ask your doctor if Evista is right for you. For more information see here http://lifespanmeds.com/evista.html.