My Father has been taking it for about 9 months now and she showing signs of improvement at age 87.. Why can't this drug be used more ? Why is it so expensive ?
This is copied and pasted from the OFEV site so you can see some brief info : "As of now, there is no cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). However, there is an IPF treatment called OFEV® (nintedanib). OFEV® may help slow your
OFEV® is a prescription drug made for adults to treat IPF. It is not known if OFEV® is safe and effective in children. In 3 out of 3 medical studies, IPF patients who took OFEV® found that it slowed the decline in lung function by approximately 50% compared with taking a placebo. This was measured by FVC, which is also one of the measures of disease progression.
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