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What is the risk of deep vein thrombosis with raloxifene?

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The risk of deep vein thrombosis with raloxifene is probably comparable to that of estrogen, about 2 to 3 times higher than the usual low occurrence rate. Raloxifene also increases the risk of stroke death in women who have heart disease or risk factors for heart disease.

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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