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Macitent 10 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Macitent Tablet

Macitent 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Macitent Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Bronchitis (inflammation of the airways)
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)

How to use Macitent Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Macitent 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Macitent Tablet works

Macitent 10 mg Tablet is an endothelin receptor blocker. It blocks the action of endothelin (a natural substance) that causes blood vessels to narrow (constrict). This narrowing increases the pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs. Macitent 10 mg Tablet helps relax these blood vessels and increases the supply of blood to the lungs.

Macitent Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Macitent 10 mg Tablet to treat high pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the lungs (the pulmonary arteries).
  • It helps improve your quality of life, exercising ability, and delay disease progression.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Your doctor may ask you to get routine blood tests done to check for anemia and to assess the functioning of your liver.
  • Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Macitent 10 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice weight gain, swelling of your arms and legs, or difficulty breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of skin/eye, dark urine, or stomach pain.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Macitent with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Sofarin
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dindevan
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Macitent

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Hiii my wife having hurt patient ( pulmonary hypertension ) she's taking pulmonext 5mg tablet but this tablet is very costly for me of Rs. 1450/- 10tab. I want to know any another tablet available in same drugs with low price
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
This can't be decided online Your doctor is the best judge about your patients pulmonary hypertension
Having high Pulmonary Atrial Hypertension
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
What medicines r u on
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References
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