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GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance Announce Start of Large Phase 2B ICS and LABA Studies for Asthma in the Horizon Program

Compound 642444 and Compound 685698 advance in clinical development for the treatment of asthma LONDON, PHILADELPHIA and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) and Theravance, Inc. (Nasdaq: THRX ) today announced the start of large...

CareFirst BCBS Covers eNO Measurement for Diagnosis, Asthma Treatment

...sthma and allergy, and in evaluations of response to inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) treatments. The authors stated that eNO is a valuable tool to manage ics and monitor its effects. The American Thoracic Society is presently developing guidelines for eNO monitoring. About the Insight e...

PARI Pharma's Nebulized DSCG Shows Results Similar to Inhaled Steroids in Asthma Studies Presented at ATS

...oms, lung function, and FeNO levels as compared to ics in children with allergic asthma. "IsoCrom w...tion in less than 2.5 minutes. IsoCrom & ics Comparative Study Results Data from a randomize...from 5.2 +/- 2.5 to 3.07 +/- 2.2 (p=0.021) for the ics cohort and from 5.6 +/- 1.5 to 3.2 +/- 1.9 (p <...

Aerovance Initiates Phase IIb Clinical Trial with Aerovant(TM) for the Treatment of Uncontrolled Asthma

...igned to receive one of three Aerovant doses (1 mg, 3 mg or 10 mg) or placebo by inhalation twice daily for 12 weeks, during which time their standard ics and LABA therapies will be gradually withdrawn. The primary endpoint is exacerbation incidence on Aerovant therapy as compared to placebo. Secondary...

Study Shows Potential Benefits of Xolair(R) in Treating Children Suffering from Moderate or Severe Persistent Allergic Asthma Inadequately Controlled With Inhaled Corticosteroids

...led corticosteroid (ICS) therapy. For eight weeks, ics doses were optimized and baseline measures establi... placebo. The study comprised a 24-week fixed-dose ics phase, followed by a 28-week phase in which ics doses could be reduced, and a 16-week safety follo...

Results From One-Year Study Suggest Advair(R) Provides Important Benefits for African American Patients With Asthma

...vair Diskus(R) Compared to ics Alone RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 10 /PRN...ared with patients who received treatment with the ics Flovent Diskus(R) (fluticasone propionate inhalati...ctive study to assess the addition of a LABA to an ics compared to...

Study Analyzed SYMBICORT(R) in Children with Persistent Asthma

...Director, Clinical Research, AstraZeneca. "Combination therapy with inhaled ics and LABA is one of the recommended regimens for children who have moderate ...rs old with mild to moderate persistent asthma(1,2) previously treated with ics therapy.(1,2) After a two-week period during which patients discontinued th...

Study Compares Bronchodilatory Effects of SYMBICORT(R) and Advair in Adults With Asthma

...tudies were conducted in 109 patients (SD-039-0732, N=55; SD-039-0733, N=54) ages 18 years and older with mild to moderate asthma previously receiving ics therapy. After a two-week run-in (two inhalations twice-daily budesonide pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI) 80 micrograms), patients were randomi...

Inhaled Steriods Used as Preventive Treatment Post 9/11

...t Physicians (ACCP), examined the effectiveness of ics in preventing asthma and other respiratory illness...ars post-collapse, those firefighters treated with ics reported positive feedback. "Respiratory protecti...ues from the New York City Fire Department offered ics to NYC firefighters. Participating firefighters we...
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