Endothelin receptor antagonist


Endothelin receptor antagonist

A endothelin receptor antagonist (ERA) is a drug which blocks endothelin receptors.

Two main kinds of ERAs exist:
* selective ERA (e.g. sitaxsentan), which affect endothelin A.
* dual ERAs,(e.g. bosentan) which affect both endothelin A and B . [ [http://cvpharmacology.com/vasodilator/ETblockers.htm Endothelin receptor antagonists ] ]

ee also

* Endothelin receptor

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