TEC: Evidence Based Therapeutics
Therapeutics Education Collaboration
Medication Mythbusters – Home of the Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast

Episode 323: LABA and steroids in asthma – is there any risk?

In episode 323, James and Mike go over two new studies that have looked at the risk of using LABAs in combination with inhaled corticosteroids in both adults and children. Bottom line – no increased risk, but also not a lot of benefit either.

Show notes

Safety of Adding Salmeterol to Fluticasone Propionate in Children with Asthma

N Engl J Med 2016;375:840-849

Serious Asthma Events with Budesonide plus Formoterol vs. Budesonide Alone

N Engl J Med 2016;375:850-860

Listening to this episode is for premium podcast members only. If you already have a membership, login to your account. If you aren't yet a premium subscriber, sign up today!

Search

Upcoming Events

Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) – October 22-23, 2021

This will be a live-streamed course from Edmonton, AB. Registration Opens August 2021

BS Medicine Podcast

BedMed: The High Blood Pressure Study

This pragmatic trial is now recruiting in BC. Make a difference and get involved with pragmatic trials (www.pragmatictrials.ca)

PEER Tools