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Raloxifene decreases the risk of spine fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. But it does not appear to decrease the risk of hip fracture. (The only agents that are definitely proven to decrease hip fracture risk are bisphosphonates.)

SOURCE: National Institutes of Health. FDA news release. 

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 23, 2017

SOURCE: National Institutes of Health. FDA news release. 

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 23, 2017

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