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Raloxifene Hydrochloride MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Raloxifene Hydrochloride
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.150.700.900.775
Unique ID
D020849
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020849
Scope Note
A second generation selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) used to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. It has estrogen agonist effects on bone and cholesterol metabolism but behaves as a complete estrogen antagonist on mammary gland and uterine tissue.
Entry Term(s)
Evista
Keoxifene
Keoxifene Hydrochloride
LY 139481
LY 156758
LY-139481
LY-156758
Raloxifene
Raloxifene HCl
Pharm Action
Estrogen Antagonists
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Registry Number
4F86W47BR6
Related Numbers
82640-04-8
84449-90-1
YX9162EO3I
Previous Indexing
Piperidines (1983-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; LY 139481 (now RALOXIFENE) was indexed under PIPERIDINES 1983-1999
History Note
2000; use RALOXIFENE (NM) 1983-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2015/07/08
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