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Obstructive Lung Diseases (Obstructive Lung Disease) Summary

Description: Any disorder marked by obstruction of conducting airways of the lung. AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION may be acute, chronic, intermittent, or persistent.

Also Known As: Obstructive Lung Disease; Lung Diseases, Obstructive; Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases; Lung Disease, Obstructive; Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Show All >>

Networked: 1206 relevant articles (121 outcomes, 126 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Obstructive Lung Diseases

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Bronchodilator Agents (Bronchodilators) : 19 outcomes 1 study in 41 results : IBA
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 10 outcomes 7 studies in 40 results : IBA
  3. Oxygen : 7 outcomes 6 studies in 64 results : IBA
  4. tiotropium (Spiriva) : 7 outcomes 2 studies in 15 results : FDA 1
  5. Theophylline (Theon) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 50 results : FDA 119 Generic
  6. Steroids : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 19 results : IBA
  7. (3R)- 3- ((hydroxy(di- 2- thienyl)acetyl)oxy)- 1- (3- phenoxypropyl)- 1- azoniabicyclo(2.2.2)octane bromide : 4 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  8. Gold : 3 outcomes 13 studies in 93 results : IBA
  9. salmeterol (Serevent) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 9 results : FDA 4
  10. Ipratropium (Ipratropium Bromide) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results : FDA 32 Generic
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Diseases Related to Obstructive Lung Diseases

  1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  2. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma)
  3. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
  4. Heart Failure
  5. Pulmonary Emphysema
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Key Therapies for Obstructive Lung Diseases

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  1. Nebulizers and Vaporizers (Inhaler) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 25 results
  2. Lung Transplantation : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 34 results
  3. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 18 results
  4. Tai Ji (Tai Chi Chuan) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 2 results
  5. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 12 results
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