Endothelin receptor antagonist

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

Three main kinds of ERAs exist:

Sitaxentan, ambrisentan and bosentan are mainly used for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, while atrasentan is an experimental anti-cancer drug.

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  1. ^ Endothelin receptor antagonists