Early asthma control and maintenance with eformoterol following reduction of inhaled corticosteroid dose.

@article{Price2002EarlyAC,
  title={Early asthma control and maintenance with eformoterol following reduction of inhaled corticosteroid dose.},
  author={David J Price and D A Dutchman and Amanda Mawson and Bavesh Bodalia and Stephen E. Duggan and Peter Todd},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2002},
  volume={57 9},
  pages={791-8}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have indicated the benefits of adding long acting beta(2) agonists to inhaled corticosteroids in the maintenance treatment of moderate to severe asthma. The effects of adding eformoterol to corticosteroids on asthma control and exacerbations in patients with mild to moderate asthma were studied. METHODS After a run in period of 7-14 days on existing medication, 663 symptomatic patients were randomised to receive budesonide Turbohaler 400 microg twice daily together… CONTINUE READING

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