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carolineb177 posted:
my doctor just prescribed me ,Evista ,,, just read the side effects .just wanted some feed back on it .has any one had any kind of symptoms with them .when it said possible blood clots in the legs ,kinda has me thinking twice about taking them .. any answers would be appreciated,,
bonebabe responded:
The blood clots only pertain to people with a history of them. If you've never had a blood clot, you can use it.

Evista is a good drug. It's a synthetic hormone that has no effect on breast tissue. It helps build bone strength.

The only negative I've heard of is possible hot flashes, especiall for women who've stopped ERT and are now taking Evista.
atti_editor responded:
Hi carolineb177,

Here is what other WebMD users are saying about Evista in our Drugs & Medications Center.

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