Trade name: Ruftuf
Strength: 60 mg
Active ingredient: Raloxifene
Category: Raloxifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM).
Pregnancy category: Raloxifene belongs US FDA pregnancy category X (Not for use in pregnancy)
Uses: Ruftuf 60 mg tablet is used in women to prevent and treat bone loss (osteoporosis) after menopause. It is also used to reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer in women after menopause.
How to use: Take Ruftuf 60 mg tablet orally with or without food usually once daily. Make sure you get enough calcium and vitamin D in your diet while taking this medication.
Side Effects: Hot flashes, leg cramps, increased sweating, joint pain.
Dosage: Usual adulst dose for osteoporosis: 60 mg orally once daily. Usual adulst dose for prevention of breast cancer: 60 mg orally once daily.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016
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