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Brand name: Raloxifene Hydrochloride (Terry White Chemists)

Raloxifene Hydrochloride (Terry White Chemists) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) raloxifene. On this page you will find out more about Raloxifene Hydrochloride (Terry White Chemists), 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 (Terry White Chemists) 60 mg film-coated tablet, 28

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

The prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.,The reduction in the risk of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.,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 greater than 1.66 percent (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
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White oval biconvex film coated tablet engraved APO on one side RAL60 on the other side

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Dosage Form Tablet
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
28: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
7: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 18 Months
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.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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