Formoterol in addition to tiotropium improved airflow obstruction in chronic obstruction pulmonary disease

September 2006
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p39
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a study to find out the effects of formoterol and tiotropium in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The randomized controlled study was conducted by J.A. Van Noord, J.L. Aumann and E. Janssens. The tests were conducted on 95 patients aged between 40-64 years and who were smokers. The study found that the addition of inhaled formoterol, once or twice daily, to inhaled tiotropium improved lung function in patients.


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