Leukotriene receptor antagonists: a good choice in the treatment of premenstrual asthma?

@article{Paaolu2008LeukotrieneRA,
  title={Leukotriene receptor antagonists: a good choice in the treatment of premenstrual asthma?},
  author={Gulden Paşaoğlu and Dilşad Mungan and Oznur Abadoğlu and Zeynep Misirligil},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          95-9
        }
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) on the premenstrual exacerbation of asthma (PMA). Twenty-four female patients with mild asthma were enrolled in the study. Patients were followed for three menstrual cycles and separated into two groups based on whether they exhibit premenstrual worsening of asthma symptoms (n = 11) or not (n = 13). During the first month all were treated with only inhaled steroids (IS) (run-in period); during the… CONTINUE READING

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