Volibris 5mg 30 Tablet

$272.37

10 tablets in 1 strip;
MANUFACTURER: Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd;
SALT COMPOSITION: Ambrisentan (5mg)

Description

CompositionAmbrisentan 5mg
SubstitutesEndobloc 5mg 10s x 1, AMBRICAN 10s
Shipping classRoom Temperature

Medicine Overview of Volibris Tablet

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Uses of Volibris Tablet

Volibris 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
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Volibris Tablet side effects

Common

Headache;
Dizziness;
Palpitations;
Shortness of breath;
Runny nose;
Feeling sick;
Diarrhoea;
Fatigue
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How to use Volibris Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Volibris 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Volibris Tablet works

Volibris 5 mg Tablet is an endothelin receptor blocker. It blocks the action of endothelin (a natural substance) that causes blood vessels to narrow (constrict). This narrowing increases the pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs. Volibris 5 mg Tablet helps relax these blood vessels and increases the supply of blood to the lungs.

In Depth Information on Volibris Tablet

Expert advice for Volibris Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Volibris 5 mg Tablet to treat high pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the lungs (the pulmonary arteries).
  • It helps improve your quality of life, exercise ability, and delay disease progression.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Your doctor may ask you to get routine blood tests done to check for anaemia and to assess the functioning of your liver.
  • Don’t drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Volibris 5 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice weight gain, swelling of your arms and legs, or difficulty breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of skin/eye, dark urine, or stomach pain.

Volibris Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Volibris Tablet

alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
pregnancy
Pregnancy
caution
Volibris 5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
lactation
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Volibris 5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
driving
Driving
Dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure may occur in some patients while on Volibris 5 mg Tablet. If you are affected in this way, your ability to drive may be impaired.
kidney
Kidney
Volibris 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Volibris 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Volibris 5 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
liver
Liver
caution
Volibris 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Volibris 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Volibris Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Volibris 5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Additional information

Weight 0.035 kg
Dimensions 11 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm