The primary objective of the study was to demonstrate that Ultibro Breezhaler 110/50 mcg was non-inferior to salmeterol/fluticasone (SFC) 50/500 mcg in terms of rate of all COPD exacerbations
(mild/moderate/severe) during 52 weeks of treatment.
Black adults with asthma did not see significant differences in time to exacerbation
after adding a long-acting beta-agonist to their inhaled corticosteroid treatment, compared with adding tiotropium, according to results from a randomized, open-label trial.
1]% predicted was significantly greater at baseline in those without exacerbations
Mucolytic agents have an important role in managing COPD exacerbations
because increased mucus secretions causes coughing and the mucus plugs can obstruct airways and lead to increased death.
To prevent exacerbations
and possible hospitalization, patients with severe COPD are treated with inhaled long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) alone and/or a fixed combination of inhaled corticosteroids/long-acting ?
There is sufficient evidence of a causal relationship between chronic ETS exposure and exacerbations
of asthma in preschool-age children.
Effect of "yang-warming and kidney essence-replenishing" herbal paste on cold-related asthma exacerbation
Specific therapy for the reduction of exacerbations
includes the addition of a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor, roflumilast.
Over that year, patients on vitamin D reported a total of 229 exacerbations
in symptoms, for an average of 2.
It is also very important to note that the FEV1 and exacerbations
According to the authors of an accompanying editorial, this study does not definitively refute the benefit of vitamin D supplements for reducing COPD exacerbations
In a prospective cohort study among patients with COPD who kept daily diaries for at least 2 years, 56% of exacerbations
started suddenly; the rest began gradually.