Combination formoterol and budesonide as maintenance and reliever therapy versus inhaled steroid maintenance for chronic asthma in adults and children.

@article{Cates2009CombinationFA,
  title={Combination formoterol and budesonide as maintenance and reliever therapy versus inhaled steroid maintenance for chronic asthma in adults and children.},
  author={Christopher J Cates and Toby J Lasserson},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={CD007313}
}
BACKGROUND Traditionally inhaled treatment for asthma has been considered as preventer and reliever therapy. The combination of formoterol and budesonide in a single inhaler introduces the possibility of using a single inhaler for both prevention and relief of symptoms (single inhaler therapy). OBJECTIVES The aim of this review is to compare formoterol and corticosteroid in single inhaler for maintenance and relief of symptoms with inhaled corticosteroids for maintenance and a separate… CONTINUE READING

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