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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
8 years experience in General Practice
Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants like fenfluramine, dexfenfluramine, and Diethylpropion increase the risk of pulmonary artery hypertension (pah). Those with pah ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience in Pulmonology
Drugs: There are 3 classes of meds currently approved for pulmonary htn. They are endothelin receptor antagonists (tracleer and letairis), pde-4 inhibitors ( ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes: Adcirca (tadalafil) is a once a day dru called a pde-5 inhibitor. These drugs cause blood vessels to widen, which may result in a decrease in pulmona ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
It depends: it really depends on what is causing the pulmonary hypertension because some advanced cases that is not responding to medication might require a lung ... Read More

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