Bosentan

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  1. Bosentan Benefits & Uses
  2. Bosentan Dosage & How to Take
  3. Bosentan Side Effects
  4. Bosentan Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Bosentan with Other Drugs
  6. Bosentan Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Bosentan
  8. Bosentan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Bosentan Benefits & Uses

Bosentan is used to treat the following -

  1. पल्मोनरी हाइपरटेंशन Primary

Bosentan Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Bosentan

Bosentan

Bosentan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Bosentan is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Increased Liver Enzymes
  3. Edema Moderate
  4. Gastro-esophageal reflux disease
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Anemia Moderate
  7. Decreased blood pressure
  8. Flushing
  9. Respiratory tract infection
  10. Infection
  11. Loss of consciousness
  12. Muscle Ache Mild
  13. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  14. Hypersensitivity

Bosentan Related Warnings

Is the use of Bosentan safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Bosentan. If you are pregnant, do not take Bosentan without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Bosentan safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Bosentan. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Bosentan on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Bosentan on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Bosentan on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Bosentan. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Bosentan on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Bosentan. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Bosentan with Other Drugs

Bosentan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ritonavir

Norethindrone

Ethinyl Estradiol,Desogestrel

    Ethinyl Estradiol,Levonorgestrel

      Tadalafil

      Telmisartan,Amlodipine

        Bosentan Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Bosentan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Edema
        2. Liver Disease
        3. Anemia

        Frequently asked Questions about Bosentan

        Is this Bosentan habit forming or addictive?

        No, there is no any evidence that Bosentan is addictive.

        No

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Bosentan since it will not make you feel sleepy.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Bosentan is safe as it does not bear any side effects.

        Safe

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        Bosentan is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

        No

        Bosentan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Bosentan

        Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Bosentan and food will interact.

        Unknown

        Interaction between Alcohol and Bosentan

        No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Bosentan with alcohol will be.

        Unknown
        This medicine data has been created by -
        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience

        References

        1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tracleer® (bosentan)
        2. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Bosleer (bosentan)
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