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No current treatment has proven effective in stopping the progression of Pulmonary Fibrosis.

No current treatment has proven effective in stopping the progression of Pulmonary Fibrosis.

12-09-2021

But treatments can slow down the progression and improve symptoms. 

Some new *drugs may help slow down the disease. They can prevent more scar tissue from forming in your lungs. Other treatments help you breathe more easily, control your cough, give you more energy, or prevent infections that could make you sicker.

The doctor will help develop the best treatment plan depending on specific symptoms, overall health, and age. The treatment will help maintaining an active and joyful life.

 

*Two drugs may help prevent new scarring to preven breathing troubles.

Nintedanib and pirfenidone both block a process in the body that leads to lung scarring. They may prevent pulmonary fibrosis from getting worse and can improve breathing.

Other medications fight, inflammation that causes scarring.and increase teeling of sickness.

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