Evista is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis and to reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
Evista belongs to a group of medications called selective estrogen receptor modulators. It works by acting like estrogen in some parts of the body. Evista is used to prevent and treat bone loss (osteoporosis) in women after menopause. Maintaining strong bones by slowing bone loss helps to reduce the risk of fractures.