Medications for Goodpasture Syndrome
Other names: Goodpasture's Syndrome
What is Goodpasture Syndrome: Also referred to as the more descriptive name, anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody disease.
This autoimmune disease results from severe inflammation in the basement membranes of the glomerulus and the alveolus of the lung. Inflammation occurs due to the formation of antibodies to components of the basement membrane at both sites.
Symptoms include bloody urine, decreased urine output, cough with bloody sputum, weakness, fatigue and weight loss. Hypertension and swelling are also common findings on physical examination.
There are currently no drugs listed for "Goodpasture Syndrome" See Renal Dysfunction