Abnormal liver function tests, Anemia, Decreased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Fainting, Headache, Hypersensitivity reaction, Indigestion, Ankle swelling, Fluid retention, Limb swelling, Flushing, Skin redness, Tachycardia, Heart rate irregular
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. What is bosentan used for/ what is bosentan therapy?
Bosentan is used in adults and children to treat high blood pressure in the vessels that carry blood to the lungs (pulmonary arterial hypertension). It is also used in adults for the treatment of painful and difficult to heal open sores on fingers and toes (digital ulcers)
Q. Does bosentan work?
Bosentan is effective if taken at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is bosentan an orphan drug?
Yes, bosentan is an orphan drug
Q. Is bosentan cytotoxic?
Bosentan is not a cytotoxic drug. However, studies have shown that bosentan induces liver injury by accumulation of cytotoxic bile salts
Q. Is bosentan available in India?
Yes, it is available in India.