"The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the marketing of selexipag (Uptravi, Actelion Registration Ltd) for the treatment of adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)./"...
Tell female patients of childbearing age about the consequences of exposure to AVALIDE during pregnancy. Discuss treatment options with women planning to become pregnant. Ask patients to report pregnancies to their physician as soon as possible.
Tell patients using AVALIDE that they may feel lightheaded, especially during the first days of use. Tell patients to inform their physician if they feel lightheaded or faint. Tell the patient, if fainting occurs, stop using AVALIDE and contact the prescribing doctor.
Tell patients using AVALIDE that getting dehydrated can lower their blood pressure too much and lead to lightheadedness and possible fainting. Dehydration may occur with excessive sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting and with not drinking enough liquids.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/20/2016
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