TITLE

2010 - Review: Tiotropium does not increase risk for cardiovascular events in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

AUTHOR(S)
Stanbrook, Matthew B.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/20/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on a research study which analyzed the risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease by use of tiotropium in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The research had found that tiotropium doesn't increase CV risk in COPD patients. The author observes that the present study along with numerous other studies have established that tiotropium is more effective and convenient than other alternatives such as ipratropium in long-term COPD management.
ACCESSION #
53276843

 

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