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Improving adherence is the key to success with asthma step-up therapy

KEY POINT

In patients with asthma, use of an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) plus a long-acting beta agonist (LABA) was associated with better adherence and improved asthma outcomes as compared to therapy with an ICS plus a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA) over a 2-year period.