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Silicosis Summary

Description: A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.

Also Known As: Silicoses

Networked: 1737 relevant articles (33 outcomes, 235 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Silicosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Silicon Dioxide (Sand) : 7 outcomes 89 studies in 620 results : FDA 1 Generic
  2. tetrandrine : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 36 results : IBA
  3. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 33 results : IBA
  4. Tablets : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  5. Quartz : 1 outcome 12 studies in 118 results : IBA
  6. Gold : 1 outcome 12 studies in 62 results : IBA
  7. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 10 results : FDA 13 Generic
  8. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 12 results : IBA
  9. Acetylcysteine (Siran) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 17 Generic
  10. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta) : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Silicosis

  1. Lung Diseases (Lung Disease)
  2. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  3. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses)
  4. Pneumoconiosis
  5. Asbestosis
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Key Therapies for Silicosis

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  1. Lung Transplantation : 1 outcome 2 studies in 12 results
  2. X-Ray Film : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results
  4. Respiratory Therapy (Therapy, Respiratory) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  5. Tissue Therapy (Cell Therapy) : 1 outcome in 2 results
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