PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Pulvance Tablet
PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
Pulvance Tablet side effects
Common
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
How to use Pulvance 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. PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Pulvance Tablet works
PULVANCE 62.5 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. PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET helps relax these blood vessels and increases the supply of blood to the lungs.
Pulvance Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
PULVANCE 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET can induce hypotension (decrease of your blood pressure) which can make you feel dizzy and this can affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Pulvance Tablet?
If you miss a dose of PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
PULVANCE 62.5 MG TABLET
₹69/Tablet
₹79.85/Tablet
16% costlier
₹92.03/Tablet
33% costlier
Bosenat 62.5mg Tablet
Natco Pharma Ltd
₹73/Tablet
6% costlier
₹69.48/Tablet
1% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed PULVANCE 62.5 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, exercise 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 anaemia and to assess the functioning of your liver.
  • Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how PULVANCE 62.5 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 Pulvance with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): No Gluco
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Voristil
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Alvastin, Simaid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suvida Force
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pevastin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. What is Pulvance used for/ what is Pulvance therapy?
Pulvance 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 Pulvance work?
Pulvance is effective if taken at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Pulvance an orphan drug?
Yes, Pulvance is an orphan drug
Q. Is Pulvance cytotoxic?
Pulvance is not a cytotoxic drug. However, studies have shown that Pulvance induces liver injury by accumulation of cytotoxic bile salts
Q. Is Pulvance available in India?
Yes, it is available in India.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Aug 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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