Fatigue Weights on IPF Patients and Tends to Worsen Over Time, Study Finds

Fatigue Weights on IPF Patients and Tends to Worsen Over Time, Study Finds

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Fatigue Weights on IPF Patients and Tends to Worsen Over Time, Study Finds

Fatigue can be a significant burden for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and tends to worsen as the disease progresses or, at best, stay “relatively” stable, a study found. Increasing fatigue was particularly evident among younger patients who were least affected at the study’s start, and among those being treated with Ofev (nintedanib), possibly due to its known side effects like diarrhea, the researchers reported. The study, “Fatigue in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis measured by the…

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