Bosentan
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Bosentan?

(boe SEN tan)

• This medicine is used to treat high pressure in the lungs.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Avoid or limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor) to less than 3 drinks a day. Drinking too much alcohol may increase the risk of liver disease.

• Birth control pills and other hormone-based birth control may not work to prevent pregnancy. Use another form of birth control while taking this medicine.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Lung infection.

• Flushing.

• Muscle pain.

• Swelling.

• Male infertility.

• Anemia can rarely occur.

• Liver damage can rarely occur.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

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