Esbriet Approval Status
- FDA approved: No
- Brand name: Esbriet
- Generic name: pirfenidone
- Company: InterMune, Inc.
- Treatment for: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Esbriet (pirfenidone) is an orally active small molecule drug that may inhibit collagen synthesis, down regulate production of multiple cytokines and block fibroblast proliferation and stimulation in response to cytokines. Pirfenidone is in development for the treatment of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
FDA Approval Status for Esbriet
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