A 64-year-old female is diagnosed with osteoporosis and is receiving treatment with raloxifene. What is raloxifene?
An androgenic steroid
A selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM)
A selective oestrogen receptor modulator (SERM) This is the correct answer
A synthetic oestrogen Incorrect answer selected
Raloxifene, like tamoxifen, is a SERM with oestrogen-like activity at sites such as bone but antioestrogen-like effects on breast/endometrium