Raloxifene Hydrochloride (GH) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) raloxifene. On this page you will find out more about Raloxifene Hydrochloride (GH), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: raloxifene
Information for medicine and pack size:
Raloxifene Hydrochloride (GH) 60 mg film-coated tablet, 28
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
Raloxifene GH is proposed to be used for:,1. the prevention and treatment of osteoprosis in post-menopausal women,2. the reduction in the risk of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis,3. the reduction in the risk of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women at high risk of invasive breast cancer,High risk of breast cancer is defined as at least one breast biopsy showing lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) or atypical hyperplasia, one or more first-degree relatives with breast cancer, or a 5-year predicted risk of breast cancer >1.66% (based on the modified Gail model). Among the factors included in the modified Gail model are the following: current age, number of first-degree relatives with breast cancer, number of breast biopsies, age at menarche, nulliparity or age of first live birth. Currently, no single clinical finding or test result can quantify risk of breast cancer with certainty.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||White, elliptical, film-coated tablets|
|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
28: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
7 (sample pack): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Freeze|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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