Pirfenidone: Treatment for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pirfenidone (Esbriet) is an anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic drug that reduces inflammation and fibrosis simultaneously. Pirfenidone is an approved pharmacological agent for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). In this video, shared by Demystifying Medicine, a youtube channel from McMaster University, learn more about how this drug can be used as a treatment for IPF, its effects and mechanism of action.

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