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Generic Name
Raloxifene
Trade Name
Evista
Manufacturer
Eli Lilly
Risk Category
X
  • Positive evidence of human fetal risk exists.
  • Potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks (e.g. life threatening situations or serious illness).
  • Studies in animals and/or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities.
  • Fetal risk involved in use of drug, clearly outweighs potential benefit.
  • Contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant. Don’t use.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Selective estrogen-receptro modulator (SERM) for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Carcinogenic in animals producing ovarian tumors of granulosa-theca cell origin in females and testicular interstitial cell tumors and prostatic adenomas and carcinomas in males.
  • In animals causes delayed and dirupted embryo implantation if given in pre-implantation period.
  • Teratogenic in animals causing abortions, ventricular septal defects, hydrocephaly, intrauterine growth retardation, and kidney defects (cavitation).
  • No human data as the drug was not used by women in child bearing age.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Unknown passage into milk.
  • Contraindicated because it may affect infant growth and development.
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