Pirfenidone is an antifibrotic and anti-inflammatory drug approved to treat IPF in the US, Europe, Canada, Asia, and Australia. In clinical trials, pirfenidone has been shown to slow progression of mild-to-moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. It is taken by mouth three times a day.
Study comparing pirfenidone versus placebo for patients with advanced fibrotic sarcoidosis.
This drug has no clinical trials actively recruiting patients at this time.