Effect of azithromycin on the severity of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with mild asthma.

@article{Ekici2002EffectOA,
  title={Effect of azithromycin on the severity of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with mild asthma.},
  author={Aydanur Ekici and Mehmet Ekici and Ali Kemal Erdemoğlu},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={181-5}
}
The effect of azithromycin on bronchial hyperresponsiveness was measured in a group of 11 patients with mild asthma. Azithromycin 250 mg orally was administered intermittently to all the patients twice a week for eight weeks. The only other treatment was inhaled beta2 agonist, when required. A histamine inhalation test was performed at the beginning and at the fourth and the eighth week of the study. The mean PC20 values increased significantly over the initial value at the eighth week after… CONTINUE READING

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