Lung fibrosis

What is Lung fibrosis?

Pulmonary fibrosis (literally "scarring of the lungs") is a respiratory disease in which scars are formed in the lung tissues, leading to serious breathing problems. Scar formation, the accumulation of excess fibrous connective tissue (the process called fibrosis), leads to thickening of the walls, and causes reduced oxygen supply in the blood. As a consequence patients suffer from perpetual shortness of breath.

In some patients the specific cause of the disease can be diagnosed, but in others the probable cause cannot be determined, a condition called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. There is no known cure for the scars and damage in the lung due to pulmonary fibrosis.

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can enzoflam 500 be used for long time say a month or 90 days for the ailment of lungs fibrosis because patient gets relief on giving 2 tablets of...

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In my opinion IPF and enzoflam tablet has no correlation. As enzoflam is pain killer having serratiopeptidase with paracetamol and diclofenac. Long...

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how does deriphyilin retard 150 help in lung fibrosis
I am 58yrs old and weigh 73kg. I have been diagnoised more than 20yrs ago for systemic...

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Hi and thank you for asking.

Deriphyllin is a combination of Theophyllin and Etophylline and is used for asthma and other respiratory diseases....

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