- Evidence-based selection of inhaled corticosteroid for treatment of chronic asthmaAnwar K Abdullah
Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation Petersburg, Virginia, USA
J Asthma 44:1-12. 2007..Ciclesonide has been found highly effective in once-daily dose and without side effects even in high doses. Further studies comparing it with other ICSs over longer periods of use will determine its place in treatment of chronic asthma...
- Relative oral corticosteroid-sparing effect of 7 inhaled corticosteroids in chronic asthma: a meta-analysisAnwar K Abdullah
Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation, Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:74-81. 2008..To our knowledge, no randomized controlled trial directly comparing 2 ICSs has been reported, but several randomized controlled trials have reported comparison of various ICSs with placebo...