How should you use this medication?
Take this medication by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You may take this medication with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Take your medication at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. Do not stop taking except on your care team’s advice. A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time. Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. Special care may be needed.
What are the possible side effects of this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible:
Allergic reactions-skin rash, itching, hives, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
Bleeding-bloody or black, tar-like stools, red or dark brown urine, vomiting blood or brown material that looks like coffee grounds, small, red or purple spots on the skin, unusual bleeding or bruising
TTP-purple spots on the skin or inside the mouth, pale skin, yellowing skin or eyes, unusual weakness or fatigue, fever, fast or irregular heartbeat, confusion, change in vision, trouble speaking, trouble walking Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
What may interact with this medicine?
Our pharmacists will check to see if this medication will cause any interactions with the information in your profile.
Do not take this medication with the following:
Dasabuvir; ombitasvir; paritaprevir; ritonavir
Selexipag This medication may also interact with the following:
Certain medications that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin
Narcotic medications for pain
NSAIDs, medications for pain and inflammation, like ibuprofen or naproxen
SNRIs, medications for depression, like desvenlafaxine, duloxetine, levomilnacipran, venlafaxine
SSRIs, medications for depression, like citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline
Stomach acid blockers like cimetidine, esomeprazole, omeprazole