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Inhaled iloprost for therapy in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
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PMID:  21510725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Iloprost (Ventavis(®), Bayer Schering Pharma, Germany) is a synthetic prostacyclin that is used in its inhalative form for the therapy of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Long-term therapy can increase exercise capacity and quality of life. The use of modern nebulizers especially designed for the administration of iloprost guarantees the pulmonary deposition of the required doses and systematically minimizes side effects. Regarding existing data, inhalative iloprost acts in effective and safe combination with other classes of medication; indeed, such combination therapy is frequently necessary in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Ralf Ewert; Sven Gläser; Tom Bollmann; Christoph Schäper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of respiratory medicine     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1747-6356     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Respir Med     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101278196     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Respir Med     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany.
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