Bosentan : Interaction with Foods, Herbs & Alcohol

Are you taking Bosentan? Are you aware of the dangers of combining Bosentan with certain foods, herbs, or alcohol? Drug-food-interactions are seldom discussed but can lead to undesirable side effects and potentially diminish the efficacy of the medication.

Bosentan Interactions with Food and Herbs

Grapefruit Juice: Grapefruit juice increases the concentration of bosentan in the body leading to side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache and liver problems.

Bosentan Interactions with Alcohol

If you drink alcohol while taking bosentan, you may suffer from some problems in your liver.

When and How to Take Bosentan

Bosentan comes in the form of a tablet to be taken twice a day. Read the instructions carefully and take the medicines exactly as directed. Don't skip or exceed a dose. It may take 1-2 months to produce positive results. Even if you feel well, do not stop the medicine without consulting your doctor.

Drug Name : Bosentan

Bosentan is an endothelin receptor antagonist, prescribed for pulmonary atrial hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs). The medication blocks the effects of endothelin-1 thereby decreases blood pressure in lungs. The medication also inhibits blood vessel thickening.
We recommend consulting your doctor to verify the information presented on this page or if you need any further clarifications.