Beraprost is a medicine that is known as an artificial analog of epoprostenol (a prostaglandin). It causes vasodilatation and stops platelet aggregation.

Beraprost is used in the following medical conditions:

  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension


Beraprost should not be used in patients with the following conditions:

  • Hemorrhage or bleeding problems
  • Pregnancy

Beraprost may have the following side effects:

  • Headache
  • Hot flushes
  • Gastrointestinal upset
  • Bleeding tendency
  • Dizziness
  • Increased liver enzymes, triglycerides and bilirubin


Special precautions should be observed in people with the following conditions:

  • Patients on anticoagulants, antiplatelet or fibrinolytic agents
  • Menstruating women
  • Patients with bleeding tendency or diathesis



Beraprost may interact with the following medicines:

  • Anticoagulants
  • Antiplatelets
  • Fibrinolytic agents or any product that intensifies bleeding tendency
  • Prostaglandin preparations

If you think you have used Beraprost more than the usual dose, seek medical help immediately.

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