What Is the Main Cause of Pulmonary Hypertension? Topic Guide

What Is the Main Cause of Pulmonary Hypertension? What Is the Main Cause of Pulmonary Hypertension?: Pulmonary hypertension, also called pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), is a rare form of abnormally high blood pressure that affects the arteries of the lungs and the right side of the heart. Pulmonary hypertension can be life-threatening if it is left untreated.

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What Is the Main Cause of Pulmonary Hypertension? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

selexipag Selexipag

Selexipag is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Selexipag helps keep your condition from getting worse and helps lower your risk of needin...learn more »

rivaroxaban Rivaroxaban

Rivaroxaban is used to treat or prevent blood clots (venous thromboembolism, or VTE). Blood clots can occur in the legs (deep vein thrombosis, DVT) or the lu...learn more »

ambrisentan Ambrisentan

Ambrisentan lowers blood pressure in your lungs, helping your heart pump blood more efficiently...learn more »

sildenafil (injection) Sildenafil (injection)

Sildenafil relaxes muscles of the blood vessels and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body...learn more »

digoxin (oral) Digoxin (oral)

Digoxin is derived from the leaves of a digitalis plant and is used to treat heart failure.

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warfarin Warfarin

Warfarin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Warfarin reduces the formation of blood clots...learn more »