Newly Diagnosed: Treatment Strategies for Pulmonary Fibrosis

While there is no cure for pulmonary fibrosis yet, there are therapeutic approaches that can help to ease symptoms and improve quality of life. Experimental treatments are also being explored that could prove beneficial for patients. Check out the information below to explore more about therapeutic strategies your doctor may recommend and what therapies are in the pipeline for potential future use.

Approved Treatments

There are therapies approved for pulmonary fibrosis that can help improve patients’ quality of life, ease symptoms, and slow the disease’s progression. Click the link below to learn more about some of the therapies currently available to treat the disease.

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Experimental Treatments

There are also many experimental therapies in the pipeline for pulmonary fibrosis, from those that may be able to alleviate symptoms to those that target the underlying cause of the disease. Click the link below to learn more about some of the treatments currently under development.

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Non-drug Treatments

There are other therapeutic strategies available that can help patients cope with the effects of the disease and maintain or improve their quality of life. These include oxygen therapy to prevent breathlessness, pulmonary rehabilitation, palliative care, and in some cases, lung transplants. Click the link below to learn more about these approaches.

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Visit the Pulmonary Fibrosis News forums to connect with others in the pulmonary fibrosis community. These forums are designed for patients, caregivers, and medical professionals to discuss issues, ask questions, and share experiences.

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