OFEV is used for the treatment of certain types of lung diseases like idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis- IPF, an interstitial lung disease that causes lung stiffness and scars which leads to difficulties in breathing.

What is OFEV?

OFEV capsules contain nintedanib salt is classified as a kinase inhibitor

Uses of OFEV capsules:

nintedanib is used to treat:

  • idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a lung disease.
  • Chronic (long-lasting) interstitial lung disease.
  • Systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease (scleroderma-associated ILD).

Note: Nintedanib may help in slowing  down of your lung disease.

Some common Side effects of nintedanib:

  • Diarrhea.
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • Decreased appetite and weight loss may occur.

If any of these side effects persist or worsen consult your doctor immediately.


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