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Macitentan

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Endothelin Receptor Antagonist Opsumit Adult

Macitentan - Dosage and How to Use

How should Macitentan be used?

Macitentan is available as a 10mg tablet, to be taken by mouth once per day. Macitentan can be taken with or without food.

As this medication may cause birth defects, female patients of childbearing age should take precautions by using at least 2 reliable methods of contraception to avoid pregnancy. If you suspect you may be pregnant, inform your Cardiologist as soon as possible.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember but do not take two doses at once.

What should I do if I overdose?

Macitentan - Additional Information

Do not stop taking this medication suddenly without informing your Cardiologist, Nurse and/or Pharmacist as it may make your condition worse.

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  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Heart Centre Singapore

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