Which medications in the drug class Prostaglandins are used in the treatment of Mixed Connective-Tissue Disease?

Updated: Oct 01, 2018
  • Author: Eric L Greidinger, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Prostaglandins

These agents may be useful for managing pulmonary hypertension in patients with MCTD, although dose titration and administration should be managed by an expert in this drug.

Epoprostenol (Flolan)

Strong vasodilator of all vascular beds. May decrease thrombogenesis and platelet clumping in the lungs by inhibiting platelet aggregation.


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