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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Several types : There are several types of pulmonary hypertension and to some extent there is a difference in the likelihood of medication success between types. When ... Read More
Dr. Charles Burger
36 years experience Pulmonology
PH Treatment : Fda approved treatments include oral endothelin receptor antagonists (eras), ambrisentan and bosentan; oral phosphodiesterase inhibitors, tadalafil an ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Bad: Pa HTN will increase. Bad idea. Have f/u with echo.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Bad idea: Untreated pulmonary hypertension is a life-threatening condition. Medications have been developed that can improve the condition and the outcome.
A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Approved by FDA: (VENTAVIS) (ILOPROST Generic Name) is approved by FDA for treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension(PTH) in World Health Organisation(WHO) Group 1 ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Varies.: See a doctor for management. OTC cough suppressants like Robitussin (guaifenesin) could help with cough. A doctor can prescribe stronger cough medic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
High BP in the lung: The pressure in the blood vessels of the lung is increased in pulmonary htn. Causes can include heart disease, disease of the lung and primary disease ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
See below: Normal pulmonary artery pressure (pap) in a person living at sea level has mean value of 12-16 mm of hg.Pulmonary hypertension is present when mean p ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Please see link: http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/pulmonary/pulmonary-hypertension/#diagnosis.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: Pulmonary hypertension is not one disease, but several, and how inherited it is depends on the type of disease and the cause. There is a type called ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnon Rubin
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If you have primary pulmonary hypertension there are several classes of drugs to treat it. Tracleer, (bosentan) revatio, letaris are some of the drugs ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
High pressure: Pulmonary hypertension is a rise the pressure readings in the pulmonary vascular bed. It can be estimated using a study called a cardiac ultrasound/e ... Read More
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