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Tiotropium for asthma: A summary of current guidelines and a case study.

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Summary of "Tiotropium for asthma: A summary of current guidelines and a case study."

The long-acting muscarinic antagonist tiotropium received an indication for the treatment of asthma from the FDA in 2015.

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Name: Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
ISSN: 2327-6924
Pages: 460-463

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