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Asthma control during and after cessation of regular beta 2-agonist treatment.

Abstract:

It has been suggested that regular treatment with high doses of beta 2-agonists might result in poorer control of asthma and increased bronchial responsiveness. We have examined change in FEV1 (delta FEV1), bronchial reactivity, peak expiratory flow (PEF), and symptoms during and after 3 wk of regular treatment with a relatively low dose of albuterol and broxaterol, a new beta 2-agonist. Eleven subjects 18 to 50 yr of age with mild asthma inhaled albuterol (200 micrograms), broxaterol (400 mi...

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10.1164/ajrccm/148.3.707

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Wahedna, I More by this author
Wisniewski, AF More by this author
Pavord, ID More by this author
Tattersfield, AE More by this author
Journal:
The American review of respiratory disease
Volume:
148
Issue:
3
Pages:
707-712
Publication date:
1993-09-05
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ISSN:
0003-0805
URN:
uuid:bafe00be-533f-4eef-ad4f-100e864b95d2
Source identifiers:
435412
Local pid:
pubs:435412

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