Prednisone or some other form of corticosteroid, is often the first medication used for recommended for treatment of people with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
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For pulmonary fibrosis medications such as corticosteroids such as prednisone and cytotoxic drugs may help reduce swelling inflammation. In the short-term treatment of life-threatening diseases are no other contraindications. Because of the risk of intestinal perforation Prednisone should be used only in life-threatening diseases with careful monitoring of:. KM has contributed to the analysis and interpretation of data. Active infection within one week before enrollment. In IPF, however, a premature exhaustion of the renewal potential of epithelial stem cells, possibly caused by telomere shortening in the setting of environmental insult e.