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Table 7 Symptomatic medical treatment for IPF

From: Effect of smoking and comorbidities on survival in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Medication N / %
Opioids a 27 / 20.5
Oxygen therapy 45 /34.1
 Ambulatory 17 / 37.7
 Long term 28 / 21.1
Inhaled corticosteroids 9 / 6.8
Short-acting beta-agonists 7 / 5.3
Anticholinergic drugs 2 / 1.5
Theophylline 1 / 0.8
Montelukast 1 / 0.8
Mycolytics 3 / 2.3
  1. a Oxycodone, Fentanyl