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Short course montelukast for intermittent asthma in children: a randomised controlled trial

Robertson, Colin F; Price, David; Henry, Richard; Mellis, Craig M; Glasgow, Nicholas; Fitzgerald, Dominic; Lee, Amanda; Turner, Jennifer; Sant, Melissa


Rationale: In children, intermittent asthma is the most common pattern and is responsible for the majority of exacerbations. Montelukast has a rapid onset of action and may be effective if used intermittently. Objectives: To determine whether a short course of montelukast in children with intermittent asthma would modify the severity of an asthma episode. Methods: Children, aged 2-14 years with intermittent asthma participated in this multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
DOI: 10.1164/rccm.200510-1546OC


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