Single inhaler triple therapy in COPD – all that glitters is not gold

https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2021.1617

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The recent studies on combination triple therapy of inhaled corticosteroid, long acting beta2 agonist and long-acting muscarinic antagonist (ICS-LABA-LAMA) in COPD have consistently demonstrated an improvement in exacerbation frequency and/or improvement of lung function...

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2021-04-28
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COPD, airway diseases, triple therapy, inhaled steroids, pharmacology
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Deshmukh, Kartik, and Arjun Khanna. 2021. “Single Inhaler Triple Therapy in COPD – All That Glitters Is Not Gold”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 91 (2). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2021.1617.