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Goodpasture Syndrome Overview: Diagnosis, Causes, and Treatment

Treatment of Goodpasture Syndrome
Goodpasture syndrome requires prompt and aggressive treatment in order to:

  • Fight harmful antibodies
  • Control fluid buildup
  • Control high blood pressure
  • Prevent serious lung and kidney damage

Treatment usually includes oral immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclophosphamide and corticosteroids. These drugs decrease the immune system’s production of Goodpasture syndrome antibodies.

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