Table 3. Pharmacological treatments in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
Strong no recommendation
    Corticosteroid monotherapy
    Cyclosporin A
    A combination of corticosteroids and immunomodulatory therapy
Weak yes recommendation
    Corticosteroids in patients with acute exacerbation
    Treatment of asymptomatic gastro-oesophageal reflux
Weak no recommendation
    Combination of prednisone, azathioprine and NAC: needs to be updated
    Monotherapy with NAC: further update pending
    Pirfenidone: needs to be updated
    Anticoagulants: needs to be updated
    PH associated with IPF: needs to be updated
  • NAC: N-acetyl-cysteine; PH: pulmonary hypertension.