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What are the benefits of long-acting bronchodilators?

Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
Allergy & Immunology
A variety of add-on controller medications is the long-acting bronchodilators, such as salmeterol. They reportedly help reduce the dose of inhaled corticosteroid needed to maintain control. They also help reduce nighttime flares and are of benefit in exercise-induced asthma.
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