SERM


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modulator

 [mod´u-la″ter]
a specific inductor or agent that brings out characteristics peculiar to a definite region.
selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) an agent that activates some estrogen receptors but not others, thereby having estrogenlike effects on target tissues (such as bone) without affecting other tissues that have estrogen receptors.

SERM

SERM

abbr.
selective estrogen receptor modulator

SERM

Selective estrogen receptor modulator, see there.

SERM

Abbreviation for selective estrogen receptor modulator.
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Ospemifene is an oral SERM approved for treatment of moderate to severe dyspareunia from VVA due to menopause.
Therefore, in recent years, efforts have been shifted toward selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), which have shown potent estrogenic properties in the central nervous system (CNS).
First, the most important features of all SERMs are that they have less agonistic effects on the reproductive system in the presence of E2 (16).
Saud's brother Hussain Sultan Bin Serm said the four men's relatives had been in contact with the UAE authorities to intervene and release their relatives as soon as possible.
The USPSTF review of seven large randomized controlled trials evaluating women without preexisting breast cancer showed that SERMs can be utilized to decrease the incidence of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women by 30%-55%, or 7-9 fewer events per 1,000 in a 5-year period.
Kulkarni added that as the results of more ongoing trials come in, "we can begin to think about creating clinical guidelines" for adjunctive treatment with SERMs.
To measure non-adherence to therapy, we identified the subset of sample members who had at least one PDE record for SERM or AI and who had at least 12 consecutive months of Part D enrollment following the first filled prescription for either drug.
Strategic Beverages said its 29 baht offer was near a 10-year high in the stock, but the price was 26-30 percent below the 39.3-41.9 baht fair value estimated by an independent financial adviser, according to a filing by Serm Suk to the stock exchange.
The compound is also expected to provide relief from symptoms such as hot flashes seen at the post-menopausal disorders unlike the currently approved SERMs.
Clomiphene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) is one of the most widely used infertility drugs and has long been used to induce ovulation in women trying to conceive.
If you prefer not to take estrogen, there are alternatives: three bisphosphonates, alendronate (Fosamax and Novo-alendronate), etidronate (Dodrocal) and risedronate (Actonel); and an antiestrogen (selective estrogen receptor modifier, or SERM) raloxifene (Evista).
Today, several medications are available for the prevention or treatment of osteoporosis, such as Evista (raloxifene), a selective estrogen receptor modulator, or SERM, which is protective against vertebral fractures.