TITLE

LUNG ALERT: Inhaled corticosteroids may decreases the severity of chronic cough

AUTHOR(S)
Yan, T. D.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Thorax;Sep2004, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p751
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the placebo controlled, crossover study that identifies the role of corticosteroids in the treatment of chronic cough. The study reveals that inhaled corticosteroids can be used empirically in the treatment of chronic cough. It was seen that inflammatory mediators related to eosinophilic inflammation predict corticosteroids responsiveness.
ACCESSION #
14642433

 

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