Randomized trial of acetylcysteine in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Free Radical Scavengers
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
As compared with placebo, acetylcysteine offered no significant benefit with respect to the preservation of FVC in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with mild-to-moderate impairment in lung function. (Funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and others; ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00650091.).