Published: 19 July 2014
Author(s): A. Papi, F. Blasi, G.W. Canonica, M. Cazzola, S. Centanni, M.P. Foschino Barbaro, A.S. Melani, P. Paggiaro, F. Ricciardolo, A. Rossi, N. Scichilone

International guidelines describe asthma control as the main outcome of asthma management. Prevention of symptoms, improved quality of life, and reduction of exacerbations are the main components, consequently decreasing health care costs. However, many of these objectives remain unmet in real life: several surveys show that a large proportion of asthmatic patients are not well controlled despite the efficacy of current available treatment.Several randomized controlled clinical trials indicate that combining inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting β2-agonists, by means of a single inhaler, greatly improves the management of the disease.


Stay informed on our latest news!


This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.