[Effect of Yufeining on induced sputum interleukin-8 in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the stable phase].

@article{Hong2005EffectOY,
  title={[Effect of Yufeining on induced sputum interleukin-8 in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the stable phase].},
  author={Min-li Hong and Guo-zong Yang and Wen-xi Chen and Ling-yun Gao and Shao-hang Cai and Shun-zhen Dai},
  journal={Chinese journal of integrative medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={179-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of Yufeining, a traditional Chinese medicine, on induced sputum interleukin-8 (IL-8) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at the stable phase. METHODS Thirty-six patients with COPD were divided into trial group (18 cases) and control group (18 cases) randomly. The trial group was treated with Yufeining pills taken orally for half a year; the control group was not given any medicine. Routine lung function was recorded before and after… CONTINUE READING