How it’s administered
Iloprost is inhaled through a plastic device called an I-neb. This device delivers the medication as a mist inhaled through the mouth.
Iloprost needs to be administered six to nine times a day during waking hours.
Allow at least two hours between inhaled treatment times.
The treatment takes five to 15 minutes, including setting up, taking the iloprost treatment and cleaning up.
Common side effects
- Increased cough
- Jaw pain
- Chest pain
- Rapid heartbeat
- Shortness of breath
- Lower leg swelling
If symptoms or side effects persist, or you are concerned about other side effects the student might have, contact the parents or emergency contact.
Please review additional information provided by the parent or specialty pharmacy representative about I-neb. All students should have back-up I-neb devices with them at school.