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Shift to CFC-free inhalers may require change in doses

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7117.1177f (Published 08 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1177
  1. Adam Legge
  1. Newcastle

    General practices and hospital asthma clinics will face a significant rise in workload when current metered dose inhalers are switched to versions that are free of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), doctors in Britain have been warned. Many patients will need their treatment doses adjusted when the compulsory change happens, which is likely to start next year.

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