Azithromycin an effective ‘add-on’ therapy for asthma exacerbations

People with uncontrolled asthma can significantly slash their number of exacerbations by adding azithromycin to their treatment regimen, Australian research shows. Published in The Lancet by Professor Peter Gibson and colleagues from the Hunter Medical Research Institute in Newcastle, NSW, the AMAZES study involved 420 people with uncontrolled asthma who were randomised to oral azithromycin 500mg ...

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