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Raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), has been shown to decrease vertebral fractures by up to 50% after 3 years.

Ettinger B, Black D, Mitlak B, et al. Reduction of Vertebral Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis Treated with Raloxifene: Results from a 3-year randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 1999; 282(7): 637-45. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/282/7/637?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=Reduction+of+Vertebral+Fracture+Risk+in+Postmenopausal+Women+with+Osteoporosis+Treated+with+Raloxifene&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=0&resourcetype=HWCIT

Reference

Title
Reduction of Vertebral Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis Treated with Raloxifene: Results from a 3-year randomized clinical trial
Publication
JAMA
Publication Date
1999
Authors
Ettinger B, Black D, Mitlak B, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 282, Issue 7
Pages
637-45
URL
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