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  • n. prostacyclin when used as a drug

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Examples

  • We evaluated the effect of epoprostenol on right ventricular diameter and function in patients with acute pulmonary embolism and right ventricular dilatation.

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  • In a randomized, single-blind study, 14 patients with acute pulmonary embolism received epoprostenol or placebo infusion for 24 hours on top of conventional treatment.

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  • Compared to placebo, epoprostenol was associated with a relative change from baseline in right ventricular end-diastolic diameter of +2% after 2.5 hours and - 8% after 24 hours.

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  • In patients with acute pulmonary embolism and right ventricular overload, treatment with epoprostenol did not improve right ventricular dilatation or any other measured variables of right ventricular overload.

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  • The study, which was presented at the American College of Chest Physicians 'annual meeting and will be published in the medical journal CHEST, examined medication errors for patients infused with epoprostenol (Flolan®) and treprostinil (Remodulin®) and provided guidelines to help reduce these risks.

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  • The delay in clinical worsening was demonstrated when Revatio was added to background epoprostenol therapy.

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  • The clinical worsening delay was observed in patients who took sildenafil during epoprostenol therapy.

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  • Note that this study suggests that a combination of two drugs used to treat the condition -- sildenafil (Revatio) and epoprostenol (Flolan) -- work better than epoprostenol alone.

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  • The standard treatment for severe pulmonary hypertension is intravenous epoprostenol, but interest has been growing in combination therapies with the hope that synergistic effects might improve outcomes, the researchers said.

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