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Airway inflammation, basement membrane thickening and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in asthma
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    High-dose of Fluticasone propionate in mild asthmatics

    Dear Editor

    In a study [1] by Ward et al the dose of fluticasone propionate used for mild asthmatics was several folds higher (1500 mcg) whereas the recommended dose in different International guidelines is only 200 mcg.The other flaws which need clarification are:
    a) Inhaled corticosteroid was withdrawn 3 months before putting the patients on this study; there is no mention of the number of puffs o...

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