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Precautions and Warnings With Raloxifene

Precautions and warnings with raloxifene should be reviewed with your healthcare provider before beginning treatment. This includes understanding what side effects to watch for, such as blood clots or unusual uterine bleeding, and conditions to tell your healthcare provider about, such as high blood pressure or kidney disease. Precautions and warnings with raloxifene also extend to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Raloxifene: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking raloxifene hydrochloride (Evista®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Have not gone through menopause
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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