Ralista 60 mg
These oral tablets contain Raloxifene hydrochloride, a type of a selective estrogen receptor modulator. The drug's active component prevents osteoporosis in postmenopausal women whose natural estrogen levels are insufficient to stop the bone loss.
What is Ralista?
The medication is available in form of oral tablets and is primarily prescribed as therapy for osteoporosis. This condition can develop in some women past menopause when the production of natural estrogen hormone in the body is not sufficient to keep the bone mineral density at normal levels. As a result of that bone density decreases, which may lead to brittleness of the bones and increased risk of fractures. The drug’s main component is Raloxifene hydrochloride which has estrogen-like effect on bone tissue. It mimics the positive effect of the hormone on bones and helps to maintain normal bone mineral density, which is crucial in mitigating the increased fracture risks of osteoporosis.
What are the indications for using Ralista?
The medicine is used mainly to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women who may develop the condition due to natural changes in hormone balance. Estrogen deficiency in women who are after menopause or patients who have undergone surgical ovaries removal is related to significantly increased risk of developing osteoporosis. Ralista is used as preventive therapy of the condition.
What is the dosage of Ralista?
This drug’s oral tablets come with 60 mg of active component content, with 10 tablets per pack. The recommended dosage of the drug is one tablet taken daily at a convenient time for the patient, with or without meals. The drug is usually prescribed for a lengthy period of time and the patient will have to take it for as long as it is recommended by the doctor; each patient’s risk factors and the severity of the condition are taken into consideration to determine the optimal therapy duration.
What are the contraindications for using Ralista?
Ralista is contraindicated in patients with allergy to its active ingredient, in patients with a history of or a predisposition for blood clotting issues, as well as in pre-menopausal women. The drug may interact with other substances, so full information about all drugs the patient takes should be available to the doctor when prescribing appropriate therapy.
What are the adverse effects of Ralista?
Some patients who take this drug experience cases of edema, skin rashes, hot flashes, chest pain, and leg cramps as side effects. Most patients taking Ralista will not experience serious adverse effects, but be sure to contact your doctor if you develop a serious condition which you believe might be caused by the drug.
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