What is Bosentan?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tracleer

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Bosentan is a vasodilator it is used in the treatment of pulmonary artery hypertension, to improve exercise capacity and decrease the rate of clinical deterioration.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension 4 1
Pulmonary hypertension 4 1
Shortness of breath (dyspnea) 2 0
Eisenmenger's syndrome 1 1
Ventricular septal defect 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bosentan

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Bosentan

Dosage Patients
15,625 mg twice daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Bosentan

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bosentan.