Task Order #6 - Step Up Yellow Zone Inhaled Corticosteroids to Prevent Exacerbations - STICS

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Investigator: Michael D. Cabana, MD, MPH
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State University

Location(s): United States

Description

The objective of this study is to determine whether, in children receiving low-dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), quintupling the dose of inhaled corticosteroids at the onset of symptoms previously associated with upper respiratory illnesses and subsequent asthma exacerbations reduces the rate of severe asthma exacerbations treated with oral corticosteroids.