What is Epoprostenol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Flolan Veletri

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Epoprostenol is a prostaglandin and a vasodilator. It is provided by intravenous therapy. It is used in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH) and pulmonary hypertension associated with the scleroderma spectrum of disease (SSD).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Epoprostenol

Side effect Patients Percentage
Diarrhea 1
Jaw pain 1
Pain in feet 1
Wheezing 1

Why patients stopped taking Epoprostenol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Epoprostenol

Duration

Stopped taking Epoprostenol

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Epoprostenol and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Treprostinil (Remodulin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Epoprostenol.