Although there is no cure for pulmonary fibrosis, there are medications available to slow disease progression. Learn more about the common drug therapies used for different types of pulmonary fibrosis. Some common drug therapies are described below.

Educational Videos

Generic Antifibrotics: Dr. Fell

Drug Therapy for Pulmonary Fibrosis: Dr. Kolb

Drug Coverage By Province

British Columbia

Alberta Blue Cross Nintedanib/Pirfenidone Special Authorization Request Form / Interactive Drug Benefit List

Manitoba (See page 65)


Ontario (See page 286)

Quebec English (See page 116) / En Fran├žais (voir page 116)

New Brunswick (See page 79)

Newfoundland (See page 237)

Nova Scotia (See page 79)

Prince Edward Island (See page 357)

Yukon (See page 283)

Medication Information Handouts

Nintedanib (OFEV)

Pirfenidone (Esbriet)

Learn more about medication for pulmonary fibrosis