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Bosentan

Bosentan Information

Bosentan Benefits & Uses

Bosentan is used to treat the following -

Bosentan Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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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?

Bosentan has many dangerous side effects on pregnant women, so do not consume it without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Bosentan safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Bosentan. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.

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?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Bosentan on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on heart after taking Bosentan. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again 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?

        Forming a habit of Bosentan has not been reported.

        No

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

        Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Bosentan since it does not cause drowsiness.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Yes, Bosentan does not show any kind of adverse effect.

        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

        There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Bosentan with food.

        Unknown

        Interaction between Alcohol and Bosentan

        It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Bosentan and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

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