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BOSENTAS 62.5 MG TABLET

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Composition for BOSENTAS

Bosentan(62.5 mg)

food interaction for BOSENTAS

alcohol interaction for BOSENTAS

pregnancy interaction for BOSENTAS

lactation interaction for BOSENTAS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Bosentas 62.5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Bosentas 62.5 mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Bosentas 62.5 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for BOSENTAS

Bosentan(62.5 mg)

Uses

Bosentas 62.5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension (high pressure in the blood vessels of lungs).

How it works

Bosentas 62.5 mg tablet relaxes blood vessels of the lungs which lowers their blood pressure.

Common side effects

Abnormal liver function tests, Anemia, Decreased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Fainting, Headache, Hypersensitivity reaction, Indigestion, Ankle swelling, Fluid retention, Limb swelling, Flushing, Skin redness, Tachycardia, Heart rate irregular

Common Dosage for BOSENTAS 62.5 MG TABLET

Patients taking BOSENTAS 62.5 MG TABLET

  • 61%
    Twice A Day
  • 24%
    Once A Day
  • 8%
    Thrice A Day
  • 6%
    Four Times A Day

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Expert advice for BOSENTAS

  • Bosentan controls the symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension but does not cure it. It may take 1-2 months or longer before you experience the full benefit of bosentan.
  • Do not stop taking bosentan suddenly even if you feel well as this may worsen your symptoms.
  • You may have to undergo regular blood test every month during the treatment to check for anemia (low hemoglobin) and liver function.
  • Do not drive or operate any tools or machines while using bosentan, as it may cause dizziness affecting your ability to drive and use machines.
  • While taking bosentan, women must use a highly effective form of birth control or two methods together (example, contraceptive pills plus barrier method) to prevent pregnancy during treatment.

Frequently asked questions for BOSENTAS

Bosentan

Q.What is bosentan used for/ what is bosentan therapy?
Bosentan is used in adults and children to treat high blood pressure in the vessels that carry blood to the lungs (pulmonary arterial hypertension). It is also used in adults for the treatment of painful and difficult to heal open sores on fingers and toes (digital ulcers)

Q.Does bosentan work?
Bosentan is effective if taken at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is bosentan an orphan drug?
Yes, bosentan is an orphan drug

Q.Is bosentan cytotoxic?
Bosentan is not a cytotoxic drug. However, studies have shown that bosentan induces liver injury by accumulation of cytotoxic bile salts

Q.Is bosentan available in India?
Yes, it is available in India.

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Content on this page was last updated on 09 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)