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Title: Hypocalcemia induced by raloxifene.
Austin Authors: Vu, Thuy D T;Varadarajan, Suresh;Seeman, Ego ;Jerums, George ;MacIsaac, Richard J
Affiliation: Endocrinology Department, Austin Health, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2012
Publication information: Current Drug Safety; 7(2): 176-8
Abstract: Raloxifene is an anti-resorptive agent used in postmenopausal osteoporosis. This is the first report of the occurrence of clinically significant hypocalcemia following raloxifene treatment in a patient with occult vitamin D deficiency. Since vitamin D deficiency is widely prevalent in the community, screening for vitamin D deficiency and its correction is advisable before the initiation of anti-resorptive therapy.
Gov't Doc #: 22873502
Journal: Current drug safety
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Aged, 80 and over
Bone Density Conservation Agents.adverse effects.therapeutic use
Hypocalcemia.chemically induced
Mass Screening.methods
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal.drug therapy
Raloxifene.adverse effects.therapeutic use
Vitamin D Deficiency.complications.diagnosis
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