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The aim of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of Alvesco in patients with persistent asthma including or excluding allergic components over 3 months, especially in the spring season. Alvesco will be inhaled by a metered-dose inhaler. The study will provide further data on safety and tolerability of Alvesco .
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Nycomed Pharma GmbH
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:48-0400
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