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Dispensing of antibiotics, antitussives and mucolytics to asthma patients: a pharmacy-based observational survey.

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BACKGROUND: Antibiotics, antitussives and mucolytics are commonly used in asthma, despite limited evidence for their effectiveness. The correlates of use for these medication classes in asthma were identified. METHODS: Asthma patients aged 18-50 who were regular customers of pharmacies were included in an observational study. Patients completed a questionnaire, which was complemented by computerised pharmacy records of previously dispensed medications. Users of each drug class were compared ...

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10.1016/j.rmed.2007.08.004

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Journal:
Respiratory medicine
Volume:
102
Issue:
1
Pages:
57-63
Publication date:
2008-01-05
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EISSN:
1532-3064
ISSN:
0954-6111
URN:
uuid:253b37b0-e87c-44c7-9c2a-5e7003a3b005
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23918
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pubs:23918

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