COMMENTARY: Symptomatic use of beclomethasone plus albuterol and regular use of beclomethasone did not differ for control of mild asthma

Rees, P. John
November 2007
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p64
Academic Journal
The author reflects upon a study investigating whether the symptomatic use of beclomethasone and albuterol in combination, is as effective as regular use of the same dose of beclomethasone, for the asthma patients. He states that the study is a challenge to the importance of regular suppressive treatment in asthma. He also mentions the cautions that are associated with recent studies. He suggests that asthma patients require an individualized treatment approach.


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