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Letairis

ambrisentan
Ambrisentan lowers blood pressure in your lungs, helping your heart pump blood more efficiently. Ambrisentan is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults. It improves your ability to exercise and prevents your condition from getting worse. Ambrisentan is sometimes used with a medicine called tadalafil (Adcirca). For women, ambrisentan is available only from a certified pharmacy under a special program. You must be registered in the program and sign agreements to use birth control and undergo pregnancy and blood testing. Ambrisentan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
ambrisentan
DRUG TYPE
agents for pulmonary hypertension

Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use if you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant. You will need to take a pregnancy test before, during, and after treatment with ambrisentan. Use highly effective birth control while using this medicine and for at least 30 days after your last dose.

You should not use ambrisentan if you have idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Letairis tablet 10 mg5 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Ambrisentan tablet 10 mg5 mg

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