Inhalative iloprost - pharmacology and clinical application.

  title={Inhalative iloprost - pharmacology and clinical application.},
  author={Ralf Ewert and Christoph Sch{\"a}per and Michael Halank and Sven Gl{\"a}ser and Christian F. Opitz},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={10 13},
Iloprost, as a stable analog of endogenous prostacyclin, has far-reaching pharmacological effects. For several years already it has been used successfully in its intravenous and inhalative forms for treating patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH). Since the development of efficient nebulizers that guarantee a constant output of the effective agent, inhalative iloprost has become an important alternative in the drug treatment of PH. Inhalative iloprost is an effective and safe partner for… CONTINUE READING