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Drug can relieve symptoms and ease inflamed tissues. The oral corticosteroid prednisone is the most commonly used treatment. It can also help with fatigue and persistent cough. Other treatment options include methotrexate (Otrexup, Rheumatrex), and hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), among other drugs.

From: Sarcoidosis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  American Lung Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 27, 2018

SOURCE: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  American Lung Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 27, 2018

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