Should we use the oral selective IP receptor agonist selexipag off-label in children with pulmonary arterial hypertension?

PVRI Member Authors: Georg Hansmann, Martin Koestenberger

Abstract

We discuss the currently available data on the use of the prostacyclin mimetic selexipag in children and adolescents with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Future indications may include transitioning from intravenous prostacyclin/prostacyclin analog to oral selexipag, and vice versa, or adding selexipag as a third oral PAH-targeted agent in children not responding well to dual PAH therapy.

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Pulmonary Circulation Vol 8: No 3 cover image

September 2018

Pulmonary Circulation Vol 8: No 3

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