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  • n. A synthetic steroid hormone drug used mainly in the treatment of endometriosis.


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  • A steroid called tibolone is widely used in European countries for hot flashes, night sweats, and improving bone density, but its effect on cardiovascular risk is uncertain; it is currently being tested in the United States, and the FDA may approve it by 2006.


  • Over a year, 12 women took vitamin D and calcium, 12 took DHEA, 12 took standard HRT and 12 took a synthetic steroid called tibolone which is used to alleviate menopausal symptoms.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The comparative effectiveness review found that all three drugs — tamoxifen, raloxifene, and tibolone — significantly reduce invasive breast cancer in midlife and older women but that benefits and adverse effects can vary depending on the drug and the patient.

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  • They were divided into four groups: 12 took vitamin D and calcium to prevent osteoporosis; 12 took a low dose of DHEA; 12 were given standard hormone replacement therapy HRT of estrogen plus progesterone; and 12 took tibolone, a synthetic steroid.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • To the best of our knowledge, there are no reported drug interactions between tibolone and tacrolimus, one of the principal immune suppressants used in kidney transplantation.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • We believe that transplant clinicians should utilise frequent therapeutic drug monitoring of tacrolimus in patients starting or stopping tibolone therapy.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • We report the case of a 49-year-old Caucasian woman who had received a kidney transplant and who developed acute kidney injury secondary to tacrolimus toxicity 10 days after starting tibolone therapy.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • The synthetic hormone tibolone also helps with hot flushes and vaginal dryness and can increase your sex drive; but as with HRT, it increases the risk of stroke (more so than HRT) and breast cancer (less so).

    The Guardian World News

  • It compares the use of tamoxifen, raloxifene and tibolone to reduce the risks of getting breast cancer in women without pre-existing cancer.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Issued by HHS 'Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the report reveals that the three drugs are tamoxifen, raloxifene, and tibolone.

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