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Azithromycin Doesn't Always Help Lungs in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
Date:5/4/2010

patients who took the antibiotic had less cough and less productive cough than those in the placebo group.

"Further studies of azithromycin are warranted to further investigate its potential use" in CF patients not infected with P. aeruginosa, the researchers concluded.

The study appears in the May 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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The U.S. National Library of Medicine has more about cystic fibrosis.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE:Journal of the American Medical Association, news release, May 5, 2010


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