The havoc created by a plethora of drug-induced diseases in the field of medical practice is devastating. A drug being introduced for its appropriate indication simultaneously evokes the risks of unwanted adverse effects of these medications in the patients. Researchers, clinicians, pharmacists, and various national and international drug safety centres are constantly involved in the quest to identify, investigate, mitigate and document the adverse effects caused by the countless number of drugs introduced to treat a multitude of human diseases. This article is intended to summarize the different types, mechanisms, risk factors, and basic measures to manage various drug-induced pulmonary disorders and their manifestations.
Basil Sunny, Greena C George, Irine Jacob Jincy John, Tesna Alice Thomson