Evista is a medication that behaves similarly to the hormone estrogen and can be used to treat a number of hormone-related conditions in women. Evista, also known by the generic name raloxifene, is a brand-name drug that is commonly prescribed to treat or prevent the bone disease osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. Some women may take Evista/raloxifene in order to help reduce the risk of developing invasive breast cancer if they are at an increased risk, or to help reduce the risk of a recurrence of invasive breast cancer. Evista inhibits the effects of estrogen on the tissues in the breasts, which may help inhibit the growth of tumors that respond to estrogen.

Evista is most frequently used to treat the following conditions by our members