What are the treatment options for eosinophilic pneumonia?

Treatment options for eosinophilic pneumonia depend in large part on the particular cause of the condition. If it is in reaction to taking a certain drug, then that medication will likely be discontinued. If it is caused by a fungus or parasite, medication can be taken to kill the underlying cause. In some cases, strong anti-inflammatory drugs called corticosteroids may be prescribed.

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