Tag: budesonide

1. Time to recovery was lower in patients assigned to budesonide compared to usual care, meeting the superiority criteria. 2. Rate of hospitalizations or death was numerically lower in the inhaled budesonide group compared to usual care.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Systemic corticosteroids, such as dexamethasone, have been widely...
1. Triple therapy for severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with budesonide-glycopyrrolate-formoterol was associated with significantly lower risk of COPD exacerbation compared to dual therapy groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Treatment for COPD involves a stepwise approach where treatments are added when necessary to control symptoms and reduce exacerbations....
Maintenance inhaled corticosteroid therapy is effective for preventing severe asthma exacerbations in patients with mild to moderate asthma at baseline. However, adherence to these agents in clinical practice is poor. A proposed alternative approach is to use a combination of a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA), such as formoterol, and an...