Patterns and determinants of compliance with inhaled steroids in adults with asthma.


BACKGROUND Patient compliance with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in asthma is considered to be suboptimal. OBJECTIVES To describe the patterns of compliance with ICS and identify factors determining the compliance to ICS in adults with asthma. METHODS Based on a review of the literature and interviews with asthmatic patients who require the regular use… (More)