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Asthma and antifungals

Patients with difficult-to-treat, severe asthma and who have allergicsensitivity to at least one of seven common fungi may benefit from anoral antifungal

Patients with difficult-to-treat, severe asthma and who have allergic sensitivity to at least one of seven common fungi may benefit from an oral antifungal.

In a small study (n=58), patients who took itraconazole 200mg bd scored higher in a quality of life questionnaire than those on placebo.

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 10046955

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