Many medications can treat PH, helping to alleviate the symptoms of PH, improving patients' wellbeing, activity, and quality of life. Medical treatment can also slow the progression of PH and improve RV failure, and often improve survival. However, medical treatments do not provide a cure.
The list below describes current treatment options for PAH, and one medical treatment approved for CTEPH.
Please see your PH specialist to discuss the ideal treatment approach for you.
For more information about the surgical treatment of CTEPH, click here.
What role can patients play in PH research?
New PH research
advances are continuously paving the way towards better, more personalized treatment options. Click here to find out more
about ongoing clinical trials in Canada and how you could help advance the future of PH medicine.
Thanks to advancements in research, many PH treatments are available in Canada. However, they aren’t always available through public funding in every province and territory. This means people in some parts of the country don’t have equal access to the vital treatments they need. Visit our advocacy section to learn more and join us in representing a united PH community.