Drug-induced pulmonary disease is lung disease brought on by a bad reaction to a medication.
Many types of lung injury can result from medications. It is usually impossible to predict who will develop lung disease from a medication or drug.
The types of lung problems or diseases that may be caused by medications include:
Many drugs are known to cause lung disease in some people, including:
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