TITLE

Children do best on fluticasone propionate + salmeterol

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;2/6/2010, Issue 596, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes the results of the study "Comparative Clinical and Economic Outcomes in Children with Asthma Initiating Either Fluticasone Propionate Plus Salmeterol or Inhaled Corticosteroids Plus Montelukast," by R. Stanford et al.
ACCESSION #
48125570

 

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