Pirfenidone

Category: Lungs (Pulmonary)



Pirfenidone 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 developed by several companies worldwide, including the original patent holder, Marnac,[2] 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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Pirfenidone
  • Capsule: 267mg
  • Tablet: 267mg, 534mg, 801mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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