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Active ingredients: ambrisentan
What it is used for
VOLIBRIS is indicated for the treatment of: - idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), -pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with connective tissue disease (PAH-CTD), in patients with WHO functional class II, III or IV symptoms. VOLIBRIS in combination with Tadalafil is indicated for the treatment of WHO Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension 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
- Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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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, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ambrisentan
This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
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
Pulmonary hypertension - Better Health Channel
Read more on Better Health Channel website