Intervention Review

Ketotifen alone or as additional medication for long-term control of asthma and wheeze in children

  1. Dirk Bassler1,*,
  2. Andrew AD Mitra2,
  3. Francine M Ducharme3,
  4. Johannes Forster4,
  5. Guido Schwarzer5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Airways Group

Published Online: 26 JAN 2004

Assessed as up-to-date: 20 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001384.pub2

How to Cite

Bassler D, Mitra AAD, Ducharme FM, Forster J, Schwarzer G. Ketotifen alone or as additional medication for long-term control of asthma and wheeze in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001384. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001384.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Children's Hospital, Department of Neonatology, Tuebingen, Germany

  2. 2

    Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Dumfries, Scotland, UK

  3. 3

    University of Montreal, Research Centre, CHU Sainte-Justine and the Department of Pediatrics, Montreal, Québec, Canada

  4. 4

    St Josefs Krankenhaus, Freiburg, Germany

  5. 5

    Insitute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, German Cochrane Centre, Freiburg, Germany

*Dirk Bassler, Department of Neonatology, University Children's Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 26 JAN 2004


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