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New indication means budesonide/formoterol can be prescribed as needed (PRN) for patients with mild asthma, without daily maintenance treatment Symbicort Turbuhaler 200/6 and Symbicort Rapihaler 100/3 can now be prescribed …

The National Asthma Council Australia is calling on healthcare professionals to mark National Asthma Week by preparing the millions of Australians with asthma for pollen season Launching today, the week …

Ben Basger takes a look at helping patients with asthma better control the condition Do you have any patients on Symbicort 400/12 mcg or Seretide 500/50 mcg inhalers? Have they …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: effects of different drugs and delivery devices on growth This Cochrane review explored the …

Tassie ECPs working to raise profile of asthma and improve inhaler use PSA’s Early Career Pharmacist Working Group Tasmanian branch is working to raise the profile of asthma and improve …

People with asthma are overusing reliever medication, a new study has found – and one stakeholder says pharmacists are in an ideal position to spot them A study from the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The effects of single inhaler triple therapy vs single inhaler dual therapy or separate triple therapy for the management of chronic …

Steven Kastrinakis discovers a ‘stark mismatch’ between what patients with asthma know about their condition, and what health professionals want them to know It is estimated that one in nine …

The oral contraceptive pill should be available over-the-counter, writes a mainstream media journalist – and a Guild spokesperson hopes access could soon be easier Cassandra Morgan, who has recently moved …

The start of July brought a pay rise, a cut to penalty rates and a collection of new PBS listings We took a look at what readers thought about the …

There is “mounting evidence” that it’s time to reduce reliance on short-acting beta2 agonists, say experts A recent controlled trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine found treatment …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Mometasone or Tiotropium in Mild Asthma with a Low Sputum Eosinophil Level In this 42-week, double-blind, crossover trial, we assigned 295 …