Salmeterol/fluticasone of value for mild-to-moderate asthma

July 2007
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;7/14/2007, Issue 532, p1
The article presents a study on salmeterol/fluticasone for treatment of mild to moderate asthma. According to the research, the most cost effective first-line controller therapy in mild to moderate asthma is salmeterol/fluticasone propionate compared to fluticasone inhaled corticosteroids (FPIC), nonfluticasone propionate inhaled corticosteroids (nFPIC) and leukotriene modifiers (LMs). The likelihoood of salmeterol/fluticasone, nFPIC and LMs being cost-effective were 98% as revealed in a sensitivty analyses.


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