Drugs and Natural Products Used in COPD
Ahmet Karal
Hülya Celik
Agri Ibrahim Cecen University


COPD drugs
Natural products

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Karal, A., & Celik, H. (2022). Drugs and Natural Products Used in COPD. International Journal of Innovative Research and Reviews, 6(1), 51-58. Retrieved from http://www.injirr.com/article/view/88


COPD, with its most general definition, is a disease represent by the formation of inflammation in the airways due to harmful particles and bronchoconstriction and irreversible enlargement and destruction of the lung sacs. Factors causing COPD include inhalation of tobacco or tobacco-like substances, environmental exposures, genetic factors, chemicals and air pollution. The drugs used in the treatment of COPD aim to reduce the breathing of patients, acute exacerbations and inflammation. While bronchodilator drugs, which are among the drugs used in treatment, prevent constriction, anti-inflammatory drugs act by reducing inflammation. It is also used in natural products such as ginger, mint and eucalyptus in the treatment of COPD. New methods are being improved for the treatment of COPD with the researches and studies conducted in recent years. In addition, new drugs are tried in treatment. More effective methods and drugs continue to be discovered for the treatment of COPD. Early diagnosis is of great importance in the treatment of COPD. Despite these, there is no cure for COPD.



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