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Side Effects

List raloxifene side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with raloxifene:

Common side effects of raloxifene:

  • Chest PainSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • Flu-Like SymptomsSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Inflammation of the BladderSevere
  • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaSevere
  • Leg CrampsSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionSevere
  • Throat IrritationSevere
  • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
  • "Change of Life" SignsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of raloxifene:

  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesSevere
  • Inflammation of the Voice BoxSevere
  • Migraine HeadacheSevere
  • PneumoniaSevere
  • ArthritisLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • Discharge from the VaginaLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Irritation of the Stomach or IntestinesLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Rare side effects of raloxifene:

  • A Blood Clot within the Blood Vessels of the EyeSevere
  • Blood ClotSevere
  • Blood Clot in a Deep VeinSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • GallstonesSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Inflammation of a VeinLess Severe

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, expect as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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