Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Ofev

Descriptions


Nintedanib is used to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. It helps prevent changes to the lung tissue. It is also used to treat people with a chronic (long-lasting) interstitial lung disease in which lung fibrosis continues to progress or becomes worse. This medicine is also used to slow the rate of decline in lung function in people with systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease. Nintedanib belongs to the group of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule