Author Archives: Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD

Respiratory Procedure Eased Breathing in PAH, CTEPH Patients

Adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) or chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) who have trouble breathing at rest or with light activity may benefit from a procedure called respiratory rate modulation, a pilot, single-center study shows. The three-month procedure also led to lower symptom severity and decreased respiratory…

Opsynvi, Macitentan Plus Tadalafil, Approved in Canada for PAH

Opsynvi, a fixed-dose oral combination of macitentan and tadalafil, was approved by Health Canada for the long-term treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It is for use by patients on stable doses of its two active compounds: macitentan (sold as Opsumit) at 10 mg and tadalafil (sold as Adcirca) at 40 mg. Marketed…