as-needed corticosteroids, intermittent short-courses of inhaled or oral corticosteroids
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2005 Apr 14;352(15):1519-28 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN asthma, persistent, mild The Use of
as-needed corticosteroids, intermittent short-courses of inhaled or oral corticosteroids
As Treatment, Chronic
Is equal Than
as-needed inhaled corticoisteroids added to either daily inhaled corticosteroids or oral zafirlukast
To improve rate of asthma exacerbations or quality of life, taking much lesser doses of corticosteroids