Pharmacotherapy -- treatment of intermittent asthma with ICSs

September 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/13/2005 Supplement, Vol. 173, pS33
Academic Journal
The article discusses the efficacy of using inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) in the treatment of intermittent asthma in infants and children. It mentions several clinical studies which reveal the effectiveness of an intermittent therapy with ICSs. It has been noted that the results of the studies conclude that high-dose inhaled steroids given intermittently for asthma triggered by upper respiratory tract infections upper to reduce asthma symptoms scores.


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