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 in the legs (deep vein thrombosis) or in the lungs (pulmonary embolism). These types of blood clots can ...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 »