What is the role of medications in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)?

Updated: Apr 25, 2018
  • Author: Kristin E Schwab, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Although treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) consists primarily of that necessary for the underlying disease, several medications are used in different clinical settings, as is oxygen supplementation. Currently, definite proof of effectiveness is lacking for several of these treatments.


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