Introduction ( Bosentas 62.5mg – 20 Tablet)
Bosentan 62.5 mg contains a drug called Bosentan. It is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension ( high blood pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the lungs ). This medication blocks the effects of endothelin- 1. It decreases blood pressure in the lungs. This medication inhibits blood vessel thickening. This medicine helps to prevent the progression of the disease and improves exercise patience.
What are bosentan tablets used to treat?
Bosentan, sold under the brand name Tracleer and Safebo. It is a dual endothelin receptor antagonist used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. It blocks the action of endothelin molecules that promotes inadequate blood vessels and lead to high blood pressure. Bosentan belongs to a class of drugs known as endothelin receptor antagonists. Hypertension is caused by increased levels of certain natural substances (endothelin- 1).
This medicine helps to lower the blood pressure in the lungs. It slows the worsening of symptoms of the disease and improves the ability to exercise.
What Pulmonary arterial hypertension means?
Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a rare, progressive disorder characterized by high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs. The pulmonary arteries are the blood vessels that carry blood from the right side of the heart through the lungs. Symptoms of PAH include shortness of breath during exercise, chest pain, and dizziness. There is no cure for the disease. It affects women between the ages of 30-60 years.
Bosentan 62.5 mg Tablet should be taken without a meal at a fixed time every day. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. Women are suggested to use contraceptive pills to avoid pregnancy. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking medicine before your doctor’s advice.
The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, swelling of the legs and ankles, and diarrhea. If these symptoms remain for a long time and appear serious. You should consult with your doctor to reduce or prevent this symptom. Some of the serious side effects include Anemia ( low number of red blood cells) and abnormal liver functions. Regularly check your blood test doctor to check the anemia and liver function.
The benefit of Bosentas 62.5 mg Tablet
- Treatment of Pulmonary arteries hypertension
It can be caused by the thickening of walls of the arteries that supply the lungs making it hard for blood to get through. Bosentan 62.5 mg Tablet moderates the blood vessels. It can help to lower the blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs. So that you can do your daily activities more easily and feel less tired and faint.
How to take Bosentas 62.5 mg Tablet?
Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Take it without food by mouth every day. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medication you are using during the treatment.
How does Bosentas 62.5 mg work?
It is an endothelin receptor antagonist that effectively blocks the naturally occurring hormone called endothelin- 1. This is responsible for causing inadequate blood vessels. This lowers the increased blood pressure and relieves the associated symptoms.