What are the possible side effects of ambrisentan (Letairis)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- anxiety, sweating, pale skin, severe shortness of breath, wheezing, gasping for breath, cough with foamy mucus, chest pain, fast or uneven heart rate;
- swelling of the feet, ankles, or legs;
- pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest; or
- nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored...
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What are the precautions when taking ambrisentan tablets (Letairis)?
Before taking ambrisentan, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other endothelin receptor blockers (e.g., bosentan); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, anemia.
Older adults may be at greater risk for swelling ankles/feet while using this drug.
This medication must not be used during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. If you are planning pregnancy, become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor immediately. Women who may become pregnant must have a negative pregnancy...
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