treprostinil SC (Pending FDA Approval)

Brand and Other Names:Trevyent
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Dosing & Uses

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Patch/pump drug-device pending FDA approval that provides 2-day, disposable single-use, SC dose for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)

Safety and efficacy not established

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Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

Peripheral prostacyclin vasodilator of both pulmonary and systemic arterial vascular bed; decreases ventricular afterload; also inhibits platelet aggregation

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