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What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Sitaxsentan?

(sye TACKS en 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 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.

• Flushing.

• Swelling.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Nasal congestion.

• Anemia can rarely occur.

• Liver damage can rarely occur.