Pharmacology – MCQ 120 – Raloxifene

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All of the following are advantages of using Raloxifene over estrogen in post menopasual women except?
A. Reduces fracture rates
B. Avoids Endometrial hyperplasia
C. Reduces incidence of venous thrombosis
D. No increase in incidence of breast carcinomas

Correct answer : C. Reduces incidence of venous thrombosis

Intake of raloxifene results in 3 fold increase in risk of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

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