Ventavis

Active Ingredient(s): Iloprost
FDA Approved: * December 29, 2004
Pharm Company: * COTHERIX
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".



Ventavis Overview

Iloprost is a medication used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), scleroderma, Raynaud's phenomenon and other diseases in which the blood vessels are constricted and blood cannot flow to the tissues. This damages the tissues and causes high blood pressure.[1] There is ongoing research into using it as a frostbite treatment.[2] Iloprost works by opening (dilating) the blood vessels to allow the blood to flow through again. It was developed by the pha...

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Ventavis-experience from using this drug

Curious as to others' results from using Ventavis for Pulmonary Hypertension. Also interested if anyone that also has severe emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis as well as PAH has taken Ventavis and if so their opinion as to whether they showed any improvement & how long they have been taking it. ## Unfortunately, we haven't had any other posts about it from our site users, you are the first. Ventavis contains the active ingredient Iloprost, it is used to treat PAH, as well as several other medical conditions. You can learn more about it here: How has it worked for you, so far?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Iloprost
  • Solution: 10mcg/ml (10mcg/ml), 10ugm/ml (10ugm/ml), 20mcg/2ml, 20mcg/2ml (10mcg/ml), 20mcg/ml (20mcg/ml), 20ugm/2ml (10ugm/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ventavis: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 66215-302 Ventavis .01 mg/ml Respiratory (Inhalation) Solution by Actelion Pharmaceuticals Us, Inc.
  • 66215-303 Ventavis .02 mg/ml Respiratory (Inhalation) Solution by Actelion Pharmaceuticals Us, Inc.

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

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Ventavis-experience from using this drug
Curious as to others' results from using Ventavis for Pulmonary Hypertension. Also interested if anyone that also ha... 1 reply