New Treatment for Asthma - Frankly Speaking EP 46
We will discuss the use of azithromycin as a therapeutic option for patients with persistent symptomatic asthma despite controller maintenance therapy with inhaled corticosteroids and a long-acting bronchodilator.
Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD
Johnston SL et al. Azithromycin for Acute Exacerbations of Asthma: The AZALEA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Nov 1;176(11):1630-1637Global Initiative for Asthma.
Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention. Revised 2016. http://ginasthma.org/2016-gina-report-global-strategy-for-asthma-management-and-prevention/.