Macrolides ‘probably’ linked with a reduction in severe asthma exacerbations: Cochrane

Macrolides are linked with a moderate reduction in asthma exacerbations requiring hospitalisations compared to placebo, but the evidence is of low-quality, concludes a Cochrane review. The research team undertook a review of 25 eligible randomised controlled trials in the Cochrane Airways Group Specialised Register to explore the effects of macrolide antibiotics versus placebo for managing ...

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