Interstitial Lung Disease (Interstitial Pneumonia) Topic Guide

Interstitial Lung Disease Interstitial Lung Disease: Interstitial lung disease, is a term to describe a certain lung condition. Causes of interstitial lung disease include lung infection, exposure to toxins in the environment (asbestos for example), medications (chemotherapy), radiation therapy, and chronic autoimmune disorders. Common symptoms of interstitial lung disease include a dry cough and shortness of breath. Diagnosis and treatment depend upon the cause of the condition.

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cyclophosphamide (oral/injection) Cyclophosphamide (oral/injection)

Cyclophosphamide is used to treat several types of cancer.

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Azathioprine weakens your body's immune system, to help keep it from "rejecting" a transplanted organ such as a kidney. Organ rejection happens when the imm...learn more »