Orenitram Now Available To Treat PAH

July 3, 2014

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Orenitram (trepostinil), fondly referred to by some as oral Remodulin, was approved by the FDA to treat PAH in December 2013 and is now available by prescription to the public. (more…)

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What Functional Class Qualifies a PAH Patient as Disabled?

June 14, 2014

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PAH and PH patients often find their daily activities limited by their condition. When these limitations are severe enough, patients may be considered disabled under Social Security criteria. (more…)

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PAH and Diuretics

May 28, 2014

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Let’s Talk About Diuretics (Medicines That Make Your Kidneys Produce More Urine).

One of the major problems in PAH is that patients retain fluid. That means that all of the salt and fluids you drink are not adequately eliminated by your kidneys. (more…)

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Anticoagulation and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

May 13, 2014

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A common questions that comes up in caring for patients with PAH is whether they should be prescribed blood thinners such as warfarin or Coumadin. The answer to this question is a bit complicated. (more…)

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