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Posted 15 Mar 2015 by • 2 answers
IPF or Lung fibrosis is serious diesease.In USA, FDA recently approved OFEV, the first medicine to treat IPF. Similar medicine for such treatment was manufactured in INDIA, under the name, PIRFENIDONE and some persons who used it had severe side effect on Liver and had to discontinue for this ...
Posted 28 Jan 2015 by • 2 answers
My husband has been going through difficult times, he was diagnosed with pulmonary Fibrosis last year, he's had pneumonia twice last year, terrible coughing frenzy's that last for minutes. How has the medication help you? Can you see any improvement with this new drug Ofev?
Posted 21 Feb 2011 by • 2 answers
He has just been diagnosed.
Posted 6 Mar 2012 by • 1 answer
... drugs)? The hypothesis is that surfactant (which keeps the alveoli in your lungs inflated) needs cholesterol, so if it is inhibited the alveoli collapse and you get fibrosis
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis - Hello, my father has Ipf and is experiencing severe abdominal pains?
Posted 14 Nov 2014 by • 2 answers
... that are really effecting his quality of life. Our GP has ruled out prostate, bladder issues and basically has given up. Has anyone any experience of what this could be? Any thoughts appreciated. Becci
Posted 3 Oct 2010 by • 1 answer
... been told that the drug pirespa has shown positve signs. This drug, as I understand it has only been approved in Japan. I have a prescription from my french specialist in france, but have been unable to find the way to purchase the drug in Japan or elsewhere. Can you help?
Posted 26 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 8 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
Taking esprit and am using 100spf sunscreen and protective clothing. Have a red and very itchy rash have tried many ointments and cream. Any ideas on what to put on the rash to get rid if the itch.
Posted 11 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
I am taking 3 pills 3 times a day. I am in 5 weeks of back, side and chest pains and just finished antibiotics and steriods for infection but still have chest and little back pain. I go back to my lung doctor on 1/11 and take blood tests too see if infection is gone. Liver counts changed at same ...
Posted 27 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
Is it safe to have shingles vaccine whilst taking nintedanib ofev?