New Drugs to Treat Asbestosis

December 11, 2014

The symptoms and presentation of someone with lung scarring due to an asbestos exposure (asbestosis) can be identical to those people with a condition known as Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).   Read about two new recently approved drugs, pirfenidone and nintedanib, for the treatment of IPF that may be useful in treating asbestosis