Once-daily oral controller therapy with low-dose theophylline or montelukast was not effective in poorly controlled asthma

July 2007
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p8
Academic Journal
The article cites a study, published in an issue of the "American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine," which focuses on the effectiveness of adding once-daily oral controller therapy (ODOCT) to low-dose theophylline or montelukast in patients with poorly controlled asthma while taking medication. A randomized placebo-controlled trial was conducted in 489 patients. It is concluded that ODOCT with low-dose theophylline or montelukast was not effective in poorly controlled asthma.


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