Definitions for "Raloxifene"
A purified form of tamoxifen (see designer estrogens). Appears to be less estrogenic than tamoxifen in the endometrium, and may be less likely to cause uterine cancer. Brand name Evista.
a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that slows bone loss. Under the brand name Evista, it has been approved by the FDA for use in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
A drug recently approved for the prevention of osteoporosis that prevents bone loss. It is from a new class of drugs called Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs).