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Is there a role for as-needed inhaled corticosteroids in asthma management?

KEY POINT

In patients with mild to moderate asthma controlled with low-dose inhaled corticosteroids, adjusting the corticosteroid dose based on asthma symptoms or a biomarker did not avert treatment failure better than physician-based assessment of asthma symptoms and dose adjustment according to treatment guidelines.