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Salmeterol plus fluticasone propionate versus fluticasone propionate plus montelukast: a randomised controlled trial investigating the effects on airway inflammation in asthma.

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BACKGROUND: Few studies have compared treatment strategies in patients with asthma poorly controlled on low dose inhaled corticosteroids, and little is known about the effects of different treatments on airway inflammation. In this double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study, we compared the effects of salmeterol plus fluticasone propionate (FP) (Seretide; SFC) and FP plus montelukast (FP/M) on sputum inflammatory markers, airway responsiveness, lung function, and symptoms in adul...

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10.1186/1465-9921-8-67

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine
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Journal:
Respiratory research
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
67
Publication date:
2007
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EISSN:
1465-993X
ISSN:
1465-9921
URN:
uuid:ba1b4e48-5eb5-4baf-b91a-e23e36047552
Source identifiers:
435288
Local pid:
pubs:435288

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