Definition of raloxifene in English:

raloxifene

noun

  • A drug that is prescribed mainly for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women, and for the prevention of breast cancer.

    • ‘One was receiving raloxifine and ibandronate (Boniva) and the other was receiving raloxifine and teriparatide (Forteo).’
    • ‘Raloxifine, which is marketed for treating osteoporosis, is referred to as a designer estrogen.’

Pronunciation:

raloxifene

/rəˈläksəˌfēn/