Experimental Drug Research Provides Promising Results

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Endotoxemia. Septic shock. Intestinal ischemia. What do all these ailments have in common? Based on recent studies, some researchers think an investigational drug called pirfenidone might be a treatment option for all three.

"Pirfenidone, which is currently approved for oral use in humans, is a unique drug with anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic (anti-scarring) properties that has

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