Active Ingredient(s): Pirfenidone
FDA Approved: * October 15, 2014
Pharm Company: * INTERMUNE INC
Category: Lungs (Pulmonary)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Esbriet Overview

Pirfenidone is a medication used for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. It works by reducing lung fibrosis through downregulation of the production of growth factors and procollagens I and II. It was first approved in Japan for the treatment of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after clinical trials, under the trade name of Pirespa by Shionogi, in 2008. It was approved for use in the European Union in 2011,[2][3] in Canada in 2012, and in...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 267mg
  • Tablet: 267mg, 534mg, 801mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Esbriet: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50242-121 Esbriet 267 mg Oral Capsule by Genentech, Inc.
  • 50242-122 Esbriet 267 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Genentech, Inc.
  • 50242-123 Esbriet 801 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Genentech, Inc.
  • 64116-121 Esbriet 267 mg Oral Capsule by Intermune, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Pirfenidone or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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