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How effective are IL-5 antagonists?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

IL-5 antagonists can reduce asthma flare-ups, improve quality of life, and allow people to reduce or stop taking corticosteroids. Reslizumab has also been shown to modestly improve lung function.

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