selective estrogen receptor modulator

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selective estrogen receptor modulator

n.
Abbr. SERM Any of a group of nonsteroidal drugs, such as raloxifene and tamoxifen, that bind to estrogen receptors and act in some cases as estrogen agonists and in others as estrogen antagonists.
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Ospemifene, a non-oestrogen selective oestrogen receptor modulator for the treatment of vaginal dryness associated with postmenopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase III trial.
DUAVEE is also the first and only therapy to pair conjugated estrogens (CE) with an oestrogen agonist/antagonist also known as a selective oestrogen receptor modulator (SERM).

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