Letairis

Active Ingredient(s): Ambrisentan
FDA Approved: * June 15, 2007
Pharm Company: * GILEAD
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Letairis Overview

Ambrisentan (U.S. trade name Letairis; E.U. trade name Volibris; India trade name Pulmonext by MSN labs) is a drug indicated for use in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension. The peptide endothelin constricts muscles in blood vessels, increasing blood pressure. Ambrisentan, which relaxes those muscles, is an endothelin receptor antagonist, and is selective for the type A endothelin receptor (ETA).[1] Ambrisentan significantly improved exercise capacity (6-minute walk distan...

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Vomiting from taking Letairis

My wife has been on Letairis for just 2-days and she is already vomiting. What should she take to control the vomiting. I would appreciate any suggestions. We will call our physician on Monday. ## Hello, Jimbo! How is your wife doing? I'm sorry about the problem she's having. However, with BPH, she shouldn't take anything, without her doctor's approval. Many things could interact dangerously, or aggravate her condition. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Letairis as possibly including nausea, edema, low red blood cell levels, sinusitis and hot flashes. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Any stories, good and bad about letairis and PAH ## Hello, Bridgette! How are you doing? Letairis has been proven effective in testing, but I really haven't read posts on here from anyone else that's using it. Learn more Letairis details here. Is this the medication that your doctor has recommended?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ambrisentan
  • Tablet: 10mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Letairis: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 61958-0801 Letairis 5 mg Oral Tablet by Gilead Sciences, Inc
  • 61958-0802 Letairis 10 mg Oral Tablet by Gilead Sciences, Inc

Other drugs which contain Ambrisentan or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Any stories, good and bad about letairis and PAH ## Hello, Bridgette! How are you doing? Letairis has been proven effect... 1 reply
Vomiting from taking Letairis
My wife has been on Letairis for just 2-days and she is already vomiting. What should she take to control the vomiting. ... 1 reply






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