respiratory
Asthma

Azithromycin may reduce wheezing severity


Giving azithromycin to children with a history of recurrent severe lower respiratory tract illness may reduce the severity of further episodes, a randomised double blind placebo controlled trial reports. Published in JAMA the study randomised 607 children aged 12-71 months with a history of recurrent severe lower respiratory tract infection to receive azithromycin (12 mg/kg/day) for ...

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