TITLE

Drugs in Clinical Development for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Medicine - New Zealand;2011, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p251
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses advances in the pharmacotherapy of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It cites bronchitis, emphysema and mucus hypersecretion as conditions underlying COPD. Treatment options for suppressing pulmonary inflammation in COPD are roflumilast and protease inhibition. Also included are information on obstacles to effective drug development in COPD and agents currently in clinical development for COPD management.
ACCESSION #
67066295

 

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