Pirfenidone OverviewPirfenidone 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 developed by several companies worldwide, including the original patent holder, Marnac, InterMune Inc. (now part of Roche), Shionogi Ltd., and GNI Group Ltd. In 2008, it was first approved in Japan for the treatment of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis af...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Capsule: 267mg
- Tablet: 267mg, 534mg, 801mg
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