Medication/Remedies Available in India


Allopathy ~

Calcium Channel Blockers (help reduce constriction in pulmonary arteries) #

  • Diltiazem
  • Nifedipine
  • Amlodipine

Heart, Functioning (help with pumping)

  • Digoxin

Blood Thinner/ Anti-Coagulant (prevent clots)

  • Warfarin

Oxygen (help reduce shortness of breath)

Diuretics (help reduce the volume of blood)

  • Furosemide
  • Torasemide
  • Spironolactone

Endothelin Receptor Antagonist, ERA (to curtail endothelin's harmful effects)

  • Bosentan
  • Ambrisentan

Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors, PDE 5 Inhibitors (relax the muscles in blood vessels)

  • Sildenafil
  • Tadalafil

 

Ayurveda

Vasodilation/ Cardioprotective

  • Arjuna >

Dieuretic/ Hepatoprotective

  • Punarnava +

Anti-hypertensive

  • Garlic $

Anti-Coagulant/ Cardioprotective/ Autoimmune Disorders

  • Haldi/ Turmeric @

Hepatoprotective (side effect control)

  • Liv-52/ Livomyn <


Supplementation

Vasodilation

  • L-Arginine/ L-Citrulline ^

Heart Health *

  • Coenzyme Q10
  • L-Carnitine
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin E
  • Taurine


Exercise %

  • Light form of Pranayama (Yoga)

 

References:

~ Overall (with side effects)

http://www.phassociation.org/page.aspx?pid=906

http://www.scheart.com/handler.cfm?event=practice,template&cpid=3120

http://www.phaonlineuniv.org/DiagnosisTreatment/content.cfm?ItemNumber=1495&navItemNumber=563

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/301450-treatment#showall

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/301450-medication#showall

http://www.uptodate.com/contents/treatment-of-pulmonary-hypertension-in-adults?topicKey=PULM%2F8250&elapsedTimeMs=0&view=print&displayedView=full

http://www.touchbriefings.com/pdf/3222/frantz.pdf

For Torasemide

http://www.phaonlineuniv.org/Journal/Article.cfm?ItemNumber=650

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18081357

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8852525

Treatment Algorithm

Search the words: treatment algorithm for pulmonary hypertension at https://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi

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http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/523338_8

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/111/23/3105.full

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21170205

http://mdacc.naturalstandard.com/databases/herbssupplements/all/refs-terminalia.asp

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http://www.phytojournal.com/vol1Issue1/Issue_may_2012/5.pdf

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20553784

http://www.ijrpbsonline.com/files/RV9.pdf

$

http://mdacc.naturalstandard.com/databases/herbssupplements/garlic.asp

http://ajpheart.physiology.org/content/291/5/H2431.full

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9700088

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3210006/?report=classic

Fresh garlic?

http://www.sciencenews.org/pages/sn_arc98/5_23_98/food.htm

http://health.usnews.com/usnews/health/healthday/071016/garlic-may-ward-off-heart-woes.htm

@

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20146265

http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/14830/1/IJBB20492852920306-315.pdf

http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/herb/turmeric

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http://www.eijppr.com/july_august/4.pdf

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23224924

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2291275/pdf/bcp0065-0051.pdf

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9833603

http://mdacc.naturalstandard.com/databases/herbssupplements/arginine.asp

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/92/6/1539.full

http://ajrccm.atsjournals.org/content/163/4/887.long

http://ajrccm.atsjournals.org/content/168/1/63.full?sid=54a06bee-b7d4-45f2-b299-a7e3ecf9ab85

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/l-arginine/NS_patient-arginine/DSECTION=evidence

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18512543

http://www.argi9solutions.com/hawthorne/reference-home.html

*

http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/pulmonary-hypertension-000133.htm

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22626835 (Co-enzyme & Selenium)

%

http://mdacc.naturalstandard.com/databases/hw/yoga.asp

http://www.ijpp.com/IJPP%20archives/2012_56_3_%20July%20-%20Sep/273-278.pdf

 

Disclaimer:

This page merely conveys the availability of likely drugs/supplements by their chemical or herbal names, in India. Complex proprietary formulations find mention by the brand name for ease of communication alone (to patients/caregivers).

PH India does not recommend the use of drugs/herbs/supplements/exercises without prescription from and regular monitoring by a qualified medical practitioner.