The patient perspective. What should a new anti-asthma agent provide?
Patients want medication that they feel confident using and that will control symptoms and be well tolerated. Patients may dislike and use ineffectively some asthma delivery devices such as inhalers, and they may have anxieties about adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroid medication. Oral medication may offer the advantage of improved patient compliance and, in 2 studies, patients have stated a preference for oral medication. However, the introduction of any new medication is likely to aro...Expand abstract
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