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Active ingredients: selexipag
What it is used for
UPTRAVI is indicated for the treatment of:,- idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension;,- heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension;,- pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with connective tissue disease;,-pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with congenital heart disease with repaired shunts;,-pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with drugs and toxins;,in patients with WHO functional class II, III or IV symptoms
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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UPTRAVI 400 microgram, red, debossed with '4' on one side, round, film-coated tablet.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on August 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient selexipag
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Pulmonary hypertension - MyDr.com.au
Pulmonary hypertension is a condition where the blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries (vessels that carry blood from the heart to the lungs) is higher than normal, putting a strain on the right side of the heart.
Read more on myDr website