Raloxifene (Evista), a "designer estrogen" from Lilly

    There's lots of interest in raloxifene (Evista), a "designer estrogen" from Lilly. It has been covered on TV, in the news, etc.

    It's being tested to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women...as an alternative to using estrogen.

    Raloxifene is a "selective estrogen receptor modulator"...it has both estrogen agonist AND antagonist effects.

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