23 Apr 2011
For pulmonary fibrosis medications such as corticosteroids (such as prednisone) and cytotoxic drugs may help reduce swelling (inflammation).
- Prednisone Information for Consumers
- Prednisone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Prednisone (detailed)
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