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  #1

tamoxifen is mixed agonist antagonist
antaonist on breast so decreases breast cancer
agonist on endometrium..increases endomet ca
agonist on bone...prevents osteoporosis
antiestrogen effects include hot flashes and vaginal dryness




  #2

and how does raloxifene differ in the given actions.. ( one major difference i can see in the given list)

p.s..dunno if its HY



  #3

raloxifene is an antagonist on the endometrium and breast and agonist on bone?


  #4

yup/ smiling face

basically no risk of endometrial ca whilst osteoporosis can be prevented.



  #5

ya raloxifene has endometrial antagonist effect
well study_ing usmle world says tamoxifen is fav topic of usmle
ok so now tell me the risks and benefits of ocps?



  #6

benefits risks
ovarian cyst/cancer venous thromboembolism
endometrial ca cardiovas effect/stroke
benibn breast disease cholestasis/cholecystitis
dysmenorrea diabetes
hypertension



  #7

sorry it became all jumbled up
risks
venous thromboembolism
cardiovas effect,stroke
cholestasis,cholecystitis
diabetes
hypertension
increased triglycerides

benefits
ovarian cyst/cancer
endomet ca
dysmennorrhea
benign breast ds





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