What is Ambrisentan?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Letairis

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Ambrisentan is a vasodilator used in the treatment of pulmonary artery hypertension.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ambrisentan

Side effect Patients
Iron deficiency anemia 1
Sinus congestion 1
Swelling in lower extremities 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ambrisentan

Dosage Patients
5 mg daily 2
10 mg daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Ambrisentan

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Ambrisentan

Duration

Currently taking Ambrisentan

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Ambrisentan

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
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 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ambrisentan after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Bosentan (Tracleer) 1

Patients stopped taking Ambrisentan and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Tadalafil (Cialis) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ambrisentan.