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The product will be immediately launched with limited commercial qualities, and manufacturers expect that there will be a steady supply by the fourth quarter of 2020.
Results from a new retrospective analysis have shown that patients prescribed tiotropium bromide (Spiriva Respimat) inhalation spray 1.25 mcg experienced fewer asthma-related exacerbations when the treatment was added to a combination inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta2 agonist (ICS + LABA), compared with patients who received an increased dose of ICS + LABA.
Advancements in the understanding of asthma pathophysiology has led to the discovery of defined asthma phenotypes and targeted interventions involving novel biologic therapies.
A recent study demonstrated that budesonide-formoterol is superior to albuterol for as-needed exacerbation prevention in mild asthma.
Benralizumab is a monoclonal antibody that binds directly to the IL-5 receptor alpha on eosinophils and attracts natural killer cells to induce rapid depletion of eosinophils via programmed cell death.
Can MH safely take albuterol instead of levalbuterol?
The results of a study of almost 500,000 women indicate that taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy does not increase the risk of asthma in children.
Pivotal phase 3 trial results show benefits for once-daily fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/VI; Trelegy Ellipta) in patients with uncontrolled asthma compared with standard FF/VI (Breo Ellipta) therapy.
The results of a new study by George Washington University show that about 4 million children worldwide develop asthma annually because of nitrogen dioxide inhalation through air pollution.
May 31 Pharmacy Week in Review: American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting Coverage Coming, Behaviors and Psychosocial Stressors May Increase Asthma Risk in Adolescents
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The new phase 2 data for an investigational once-daily, fixed dose combination currently in development for the treatment of inadequately controlled asthma was presented at the 2019 Annual International Congress of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) in Dallas.