Treprostinil dilates (or widens) the arteries and decreases the amount of blood clotting platelets in your body. These effects lower blood pressure in the pulmonary artery that leads from the heart to the lungs. Treprostinil is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It improves your ability to exercise and prevents your condition from getting worse. Treprostinil may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Treprostinil is a medication used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) by widening the arteries and decreasing the number of blood clotting platelets in the body. It increases blood flow, thus greatly increasing the patients ability to exercise. Ultimately, treprostinil works to lower blood pressure in the pulmonary artery.