PFF Summit: Pharmacologic Therapy

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This video, shared by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, is of a webinar filmed at the PFF Summit: From Bench to Bedside held in Washington D.C. in November 2015.

Find out more from the Bench to Bedside Summit about managing pulmonary fibrosis symptoms.

Dr. Charlene D. Fell presents a talk about pharmacologic therapy and discusses two drugs which were approved for use in the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis in October 2014: pirfenidone and nintedanib. She explains how these medications work in treating the disease and talks about how the FDA came to approve the therapies following the results of clinical trials.

IPF patients able to undergo long-term pirfenidone treatment. Find out more.

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