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Early asthma control and maintenance with eformoterol following reduction of inhaled corticosteroid dose
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    Marginal benefits of adding formoterol
    • Brian J Lipworth, Professor of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine
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      • Catherine M Jackson

    Dear Editor

    Price and colleages conclude that adding formoterol confers a therapeutic advantage to inhaled steroid in patients with mild to moderate asthma. For the 6 month follow up in part 2 of the study, for the secondary outcome of mild asthma exacerbations,the frequency differed by 2.5 per patient per 6 months ,while for poorly controlled asthma days the difference was 4.2 days per patient per 6 months.


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