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Find helpful information and videos and support for Tyvaso, a prescription medicine approved for adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1).

Taking Tyvaso–how it fits into your day

Tyvaso is a medication you inhale, or breathe, directly into your lungs. Tyvaso is inhaled during 4 short treatment sessions each day.

Schedule treatment

around your

daily activities

Once Daily
Set up once daily
2-3 minutes
for each treatment session
Inhalation device
4 Session per day
treatment sessions per day, approximately every 4 hours, during waking hours

Tyvaso is taken

4 times per day

for example:

It helps to link your treatments to daily activities, eg. breakfast, lunch, dinner and bedtime.

What dose is

right for me?

If you are having side effects, its important you talk to your doctor. Your doctor may reduce the amount of breaths you take each treatment session. If you are able to tolerate that dose, your doctor can increase the number of breaths.
Most people start with 3 breaths per treatment session and increase the number of breaths every week to a target dose of 9 breaths per treatment session. Most people will take Tyvaso four times each day.
Target dose
It's important to achieve the target dose your doctor has prescribed.
If you have any trouble reaching your target dose, call your doctor for help.
The most common side effects of Tyvaso are cough, headache, throat irritation and pain, nausea, reddening of the face and neck (flushing), fainting or loss of consciousness, dizziness, and diarrhea.

Keeping track of your

treatment sessions

Tyvaso Treatment Trackers are included in your starter kit and with each additional shipment of Tyvaso. Please follow the Treatment Tracker instructions to help you keep track of your breaths and treatment sessions, and share this information with your healthcare providers.
Download the Tyvaso Treatment Tracker
Tyvaso Treatment Tracker
Tyvaso Treatment Tracker
Download the Tyvaso Treatment Tracker
Download Prescribing Information and Patient Package Insert
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Important Safety Information for Tyvaso

Before you take Tyvaso, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • Have lung disease, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Have a lung infection
  • Have liver or kidney problems
  • Have low blood pressure
  • Have bleeding problems
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Tyvaso will harm your unborn baby.
  • Are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed. It is not known if Tyvaso passes into your breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby during treatment with Tyvaso.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take , including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Tyvaso and other medicines may affect each other.

Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take:

  • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure or heart disease
  • Medicines that decrease blood clotting (anticoagulants)
  • Water pills (diuretics)
  • Gemfibrozil (Lopid) or rifampin (Rimactane, Rifadin, Rifamate, Rifater)

What are the possible side effects of Tyvaso?

Tyvaso can cause serious side effects, including:

  • Low blood pressure (symptomatic hypotension). If you have low blood pressure, Tyvaso may lower your blood pressure more
  • Bleeding problems. Tyvaso may increase the risk of bleeding in people who take blood thinners (anticoagulants)

The most common side effects of Tyvaso are cough, headache, throat irritation and pain, nausea, reddening of the face and neck (flushing), fainting or loss of consciousness, dizziness, and diarrhea. These are not all the possible side effects of Tyvaso. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at www.fda.gov/MedWatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Tyvaso?

Tyvaso (treprostinil) is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH; WHO Group I), which is high blood pressure in the arteries of your lungs. Tyvaso can improve the ability to exercise. Your ability to exercise decreases 4 hours after taking Tyvaso. It is not known if Tyvaso is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.


Please see the Full Prescribing Information, Patient Product Information, and the Tyvaso Inhalation System Instructions for Use manual.

For additional information about Tyvaso, visit www.tyvaso.com or call 1-877-UNITHER (1-877-864-8437).

This information is provided for an informational purpose and is not intended as treatment advice. Patients should consult a healthcare professional for treatment advice.

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