Drug-induced pulmonary fibrosis

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Drug-induced pulmonary fibrosis is a development of an intersticial pneumonia and fibrosis due to hypersensitivity or toxic effets of drugs (Template:HVLP, MTXTemplate:HVLP, amiodaroneTemplate:HVLP, nitrofurantoinTemplate:HVLP[1], inhalation of O2 in high concentrations):

  • hypersensitivity: ATB (penicilin, ampicilin, nitrofurantoin), some cytostatics (MTX),
  • direct toxicity: cytostatics (bleomycin, cyclofosfamidTemplate:HVLP) → cytostatic lungs.

It can manifest as an acute or chronic condition.[2]

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