Acute relief of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction by inhaled formoterol in children with persistent asthma.

STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the acute bronchodilatory effect of the long-acting beta2-agonist formoterol against the short-acting beta2-agonist (SABA) terbutaline during exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) in children with asthma. DESIGN A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study of the immediate effect of formoterol, 9 microg… CONTINUE READING