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Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatments: Cellcept

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Overview
Antihistamine Warning
Anticoagulant
Biologic Agents
Bortezemob (Velcade)
Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
Cyclosporine (CYC)
Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept)
Lung Transplant
Lung Transplant Media Stories
Clinical Trials
Oxygen Therapy
Research on New Treatments

Mycophenolate Mofetil (Cellcept)

Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD). In this retrospective study, we reviewed the medical files of 10 patients with SSc-ILD and found that MMF stabilizes lung function of SSc-ILD after 12 months of treatment. Athanasios Koutroumpas. (SpringerLink) Clinical Rheumatology. 06/09/10. (Also see Cellcept)

Scleroderma Lung Study II. This study compares 2 different medications—daily oral cyclophosphamide (CYC, also called CytoxanTM) with daily oral mycophenolate mofetil (MMF, also called CellceptTM) in the treatment of scleroderma-related pulmonary fibrosis. There are twelve study centers across the U.S. University of California, Los Angeles. November 2009. (Also see Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cytoxan, and Clinical Trials)

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