Scottish patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) can now be treated with Actelion‘s Uptravi (selexipag) through the country’s National Health System (NHS) after a positive recommendation from the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). However, the use of this therapy will be restricted to adult patients in WHO functional class 3 whose symptoms are not manageable or do not tolerate other available PAH therapies.
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