Evista Dosage

Generic name: raloxifene
Drug classes: Hormones / antineoplastics, Selective estrogen receptor modulators

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 60 mg

Osteoporosis prevention, postmenopausal

[60 mg PO qd]
Info: calcium and vitamin D supplementation recommended if inadequate intake; D/C tx >72h before surgery w/ VTE risk

Osteoporosis tx, postmenopausal

[60 mg PO qd]
Info: calcium and vitamin D supplementation recommended if inadequate intake; D/C tx >72h before surgery w/ VTE risk

breast CA prevention

[60 mg PO qd]
Info: for postmenopausal women at high risk for invasive breast CA; D/C tx >72h before surgery w/ VTE risk

Renal dosing

[see below]
CrCl >50: no adjustment; CrCl <50: not defined, caution advised
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: caution advised

 

SRC: NLM .