NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Should Evista be Taken for Varicose Veins?
Should a woman with varicose veins in the legs be on Evista?
Varicose veins are not a contraindication to using Evista, but if you have ever had a blood clot in your legs or lungs you should not use Evista. If your parents or siblings have had blood clots, I would recommend you get an evaluation for clotting tendencies.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati