4.1 Therapeutic indications
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)
Adempas is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with WHO Functional Class (FC) II to III with
• inoperable CTEPH,
• persistent or recurrent CTEPH after surgical treatment,
to improve exercise capacity (see section 5.1).
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
Adempas, as monotherapy or in combination with endothelin receptor antagonists, is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) with WHO Functional Class (FC) II to III to improve exercise capacity.
Efficacy has been shown in a PAH population including aetiologies of idiopathic or heritable PAH or PAH associated with connective tissue disease (see section 5.1).
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