Helpful resources for IPF patients suffering from chronic cough

We have pulled together content from across multiple sources to help provide you with information and support across the US and UK.

Find a Specialist Near You

In addition to respiratory specialists, there are currently 8 cough clinics based in the UK. Patients will need to be referred to a specialist through their ILD consultant.

Join a Support Group

Support groups are a great way to connect with other IPF patients, caregivers, families, and friends. It is an opportunity to share experiences, emotional support, and information.

Current support group opportunities are available for both virtual and in-person meetings.

Helpful Videos

Suffering from chronic cough and think you may have IPF?

This information is designed to help patients better understand cough for those that have not been diagnosed with IPF. If you answered yes to all of the following questions, please talk to your physician as soon as possible to discuss your answers. This is not meant to diagnose patients with IPF chronic cough.

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You have experienced cough for greater than or equal to 8 weeks1
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You have been tested for asthma, COPD, or post-nasal drip and have not been diagnosed2
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You have been prescribed inhaled corticosteroids and they were unsuccessful at reducing cough2
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You have been prescribed acid reducers (antacids, proton-pump inhibitors) and they were unsuccessful at reducing cough2
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You have been prescribed nonpharmacological therapy and they were unsuccessful at reducing cough2

Additional Research and Support

Support groups are a great way to connect with other IPF patients, caregivers, families, and friends. It is an opportunity to share experiences, emotional support, and information.

Current support group opportunities are available for both virtual and in-person meetings.

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis 

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

American Lung Association

References

1. Morice AH, et al., Eur Respir J 2021 DOI:10.1183/16000617.0127-2021

2. Morice AH, et al., Eur Respir J, 2020 DOI: 10.1183/13993003.01136-2019

Trevi Therapeutics New Haven, CT. 

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