Adempas Oral Tablet 0.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Adempas: Oral tablet (0.5mg)

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What is this Medicine?

RIOCIGUAT (rye oh sig ue at) is used to treat pulmonary hypertension. This medicine may help make exercise and breathing easier.

In-Depth Information

Adempas 0.5mg Tablet

NDC: 504190250
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pulmonary Hypertension

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Adempas 0.5mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Adempas 0.5mg Tablet

Brain Bruise Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Coughing Up Blood Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Loose Stools Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
21.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Adempas 0.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Adempas 0.5mg Tablet(Riociguat)
Tobacco and Riociguat(Riociguat)
Tobacco smoke contains substances that may speed the removal of Riociguat from the body. If you smoke, Riociguat may become less effective. If you stop smoking, the amount of Riociguat in the blood may increase. Side effects from Riociguat may get worse. Tell your health care professional if you smoke or if you are going to stop smoking.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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