Ambrisentan (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Ambrisentan is used to treat symptoms of pulmonary hypertension, which is high blood pressure in the main artery that carries blood from the right side of the heart (the ventricle) to the lungs. When the small blood vessels in the lungs become more resistant to blood flow, the right ventricle must work harder to pump enough blood through the lungs. Ambrisentan works by relaxing these blood vessels and increasing the supply of blood to the lungs, which reduces the workload of the heart.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription and through a special restricted distribution program called the Letairis Education and Access Program (LEAP).
This product is available in the following dosage forms: