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Fixed Airway Obstruction in Older Non-Smoking Asthmatics: What could be the Cause?

A recent exploratory cross-sectional study demonstrated a lack of relationship between persistent airway inflammation and lung function impairment...

08 Oct, 2018

 
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Consumption of Fast Foods Linked to Asthma and Other Allergic Diseases

The risk of developing asthma increases with the consumption of fast foods, especially hamburgers, in a dose-graded fashion, concluded a recent...

05 Oct, 2018

 
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Significant Heterogeneity in Burden of Chronic Respiratory Diseases Across States of India – Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016

Global Burden of Disease Study 1990-2016 reported that India accounted for one-third of the total global health loss due to chronic respiratory...

27 Sep, 2018

 
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Addition of Montelukast or Tiotropium to ICS/LABA May Improve Outcomes in Persistent Asthma

Triple therapy with montelukast or tiotropium added to inhaled corticosteroids/long acting β2-agonists (ICS/LABA) was effective in improving the...

26 Sep, 2018

 
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Clarithromycin: An Emerging Treatment Recourse in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Parenteral macrolide therapy is needed for patients with moderate to severe CAP/AECB. This booklet gives an overview of the efficacy and safety of...

Intranasal Steroids for Allergic Rhinitis: A Guide for Practitioners

The booklet addresses common queries on the role of intranasal steroids (INCS) in management of allergic rhinitis.

Technical Dossier – Minizerostat spacer

The Technical dossier on Minizerostat spacer provides details on the role of spacers as an add on device to pMDI, focusing on the product...

Nistami (Indacaterol maleate + Glycopyrronium bromide) Dossier

NISTAMI® Inhaler contains combination of Indacaterol maleate (110 mcg) and Glycopyrronium bromide (50 mcg) in one capsule. NISTAMI Dossier gives a...

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Quit Smoking with Nicotine Chewing Gum

Nicotine Chewing Gum offers a nicotine that enables quitting with the principle of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT).  Nicotine Chewing Gum provides...

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Mini Zerostat Spacer

The MiniZerostat spacer is a compact, small spacer with a volume of 150 ml, thus making it easier to use and carry. The pear shape of the spacer and...

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Nasal Spray

This video demonstrates the correct use of the simple and non-invasive nasal spray, intended for topical treatment, for the disorders of nose and...

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Breathe-o meter

Breathe-o meter, Cipla’s peak flow meter, is a simple, portable, easy to use and cost-effective tool in diagnosing and monitoring patients with...

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Metered Dose Inhalers

Cipla MDIs deliver accurate dosing by employing the right formulation technology and the most sophisticated metered dose valves, canisters and...

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Expert's Views

Role of Maintenance Nebulization in Management of COPD

In this video, Dr. Ashok Mahashur addresses various questions governing the use of maintenance nebulization therapy as an effective option in...

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Differential Diagnosis of Cough

Cough is one of the most common symptoms that doctors encounter during their clinical practice. In this video, Dr Sundeep Salvi demonstrates various...

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Role of Nebulized Antibiotics in the Management of...

The prevalence of bronchiectasis in India and the role of nebulized antibiotics in managing bronchiectasis has been described in this short talk by...

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Respiratory Sounds

This talk by Dr H. Paramesh on various respiratory sounds in young children serves as a lucid guide to reach diagnosis.

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Poll

Amongst all your asthma patients who are on medium to high dose ICS/LABA, whom would you classify as a severe asthmatic?
Those having persistent symptoms
0% (0 votes)
Those having frequent exacerbations
27% (4 votes)
Those having persistently low lung function
13% (2 votes)
Those uncontrolled despite addition of OCS
20% (3 votes)
Persistent symptoms despite optimal therapy, counselling and education
40% (6 votes)
Total votes: 15