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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Possible Treatments for COPD

11/30/2009

Question:

Do these three treatments have any effect on COPD: 1.Hyperbaric oxygen - 1hr. treatments. 2.Glutathione via nebulizer by doctor. 3.Hydrogen Peroxide via intravenous introduction (hospital grade).

Answer:

There is no good evidence that any of these treatments are effective in treating COPD.

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Response by:

Mahasti   Rittinger, RRT Mahasti Rittinger, RRT
Clinical Program Manager of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University