Importance of the inhalation device on the effect of budesonide.

  title={Importance of the inhalation device on the effect of budesonide.},
  author={Lone Agertoft and S\oren Erik Pedersen},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={69 1},
Two hundred and forty one children with chronic perennial asthma, who had been treated with budesonide via a metered dose inhaler with a spacer device (Nebuhaler), had their normal dose of budesonide reduced by 50% to determine if they had been overtreated. Within three weeks, asthma control deteriorated in 126 patients to such an extent that budesonide had to be increased to the normal dose. After stabilising their asthma, these children were enrolled in a randomised, double blind, double… CONTINUE READING


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