Generic inhalers for asthma

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6979.602 (Published 04 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:602

Patients titrate dose against response

  1. Gillian Strube
  1. Medical adviser West Sussex Family Health Services Authority, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 4AD

    EDITOR,—In West Sussex prescribing of inhaled drugs for asthma has changed dramatically during the past four years. Between 1992-3 and 1993-4 alone, prescriptions for corticosteroids, measured in defined daily doses, rose by 31%, while those for bronchodilators fell by 18%. The ratio of defined daily doses of corticosteroids to bronchodilators …

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