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Question
6 out of 6
 

What is not used in pulmonary hypertension? (AIIMS Nov 2011)



A Endothelin antagonists

B CCB

C Alpha antagonist

D Prostacyclin

Ans. C

Alpha antagonist

Treatments:

1). Calcium channel blockers

2). Endothelin Receptor Antagonists: bosentan and ambrisentan. (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg- 2079)

3). Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors – Sildenafil

4). Prostacyclins analogue – Iloprost, Epoprostenol, Treprostinil

5). Lung transplantation