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[Comment] Azithromycin in uncontrolled asthma

20:25 EDT 4 Jul 2017 | The Lancet

Asthma is a highly prevalent chronic airway disease affecting more than 300 million people worldwide. Despite treatment with inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting bronchodilators, asthma is uncontrolled in a substantial number of patients who remain symptomatic and are at risk of asthma exacerbations. These asthma attacks are often triggered by viral respiratory infections and might lead to emergency room visits, hospitalisations, and rarely, death; they result in a huge personal and societal burden.

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