Beclomethasone/formoterol vs fluticasone/salmeterol inhaled combination in moderate to severe asthma.

@article{Papi2007BeclomethasoneformoterolVF,
  title={Beclomethasone/formoterol vs fluticasone/salmeterol inhaled combination in moderate to severe asthma.},
  author={Alberto Papi and Pierluigi L Paggiaro and Gabriele Nicolini and Antonio Maurizio Vignola and Leonardo M Fabbri},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 10},
  pages={1182-8}
}
BACKGROUND Recommended treatment for moderate to severe asthma is the combination of an inhaled corticosteroid and a long-acting beta(2)-agonist. The present study was designed to compare a new fixed combination of extrafine beclomethasone and formoterol, with the fixed combination fluticasone and salmeterol. METHODS This was a phase III, multinational, multicentre, double-blind, randomized, two-arm parallel groups, controlled study. After a 2-week run-in period, 228 patients with moderate to… CONTINUE READING

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