• Prabir K Bagchi posted an update 3 months ago

    @pulmonary-fibrosis-news-moderator
    Hi All: I just joined this group. I was diagnosed with ILD in April, 2017. Based on PFT AND CAT Scan, they did not treat me-just observed for a year. Treated for latent TB with INH for six months. In June 2018, I went Yellowstone and became breathless at 7,000+ feet and landed up in the Cody Hospital emergency.…[Read more]

    • Hello Prabir, the ofev will not improve your lung function it may be able to slow the progression of the disease. I’m sorry you are having to go through the delayed diagnosis. The reason they prescribed the steroid and cellcept was they thought you had inflammation in your lungs. These two medicines are prescribed for this reason. Inflammation o…[Read more]

      • Mark: You are absolutely correct. Thanks for your help. I am hoping Ofev will slow down the fibrosis process. Also looking for new drug trials.
        Best,
        Prabir

        • Hello Prabir, on the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation website there is a page you can access that details all of the current trials in process. Mark

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