Chantix Can Help People Get Rid Of Emphysema
Date: 16th April 2013
Chantix, the Pfizer manufactured anti-smoking medicine, can help people quit smoking and also obtain relief from emphysema. Quit smoking is the best treatment for patients of emphysema and anti-smoking drugs such as chantix and Zyban can help people achieve that.
Emphysema belongs to the group of ailments collectively known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). An individual falls prey to emphysema when the air sacs in his lungs are damaged and when it happens; he increasingly suffers from shortness of breath. Gradually, the condition of the patient will worsen and finally, he may suffer from shortness of breath even while resting.
Smoking addiction is one of the principal causes of emphysema. Hence, quit smoking medications such as Chantix and Zyban can help people trigger off smoking cessation and obtain relief from the shackles of emphysema.
Apart from chantix, various other therapies can also help in the treatment of emphysema. These include antibiotics, inhaled steroids, supplemental oxygen and pulmonary rehabilitation therapy.
Source: www.mayoclinic.com, www.wftv.com