Review paper

Phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Published: Sep 19, 2017
Abstract
Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with cough, sputum production or dyspnoea and a reduction in lung function, quality of life and life expectancy. Apart from smoking cessation, there are no other treatments that slow lung function decline. Roflumilast and cilomilast are oral phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitors proposed to reduce the airway inflammation and bronchoconstriction seen in COPD. This is an update...
Paper Details
Title
Phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Published Date
Sep 19, 2017
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