Side effect(s) of Ambrisentan

Review the side-effects of Ambrisentan as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Most common
- Peripheral edema, nasal congestion, inflammation of sinuses, flushing, palpitations inflammation of nasopharynx, abdominal pain, nausea, loss of appetite, low fever, itching, constipation and difficulty in breathing.

  Central Nervous System
- Headache.

- Decrease in hemoglobin level.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage, and abrupt withdrawal.

Drug Name : Ambrisentan

Ambrisentan(Letairis) generic 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 the thickening of the blood vessel.

Trade Names for Ambrisentan

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