The effect of ketotifen on aspirin-induced asthmatic reactions

Authors

  • J. C. DELANEY

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    1. Cleaver Hospital, Heswall, Merseyside
      Dr J. C. Delaney, Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Birkenhead, Merseyside L49 5PE.
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Dr J. C. Delaney, Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Birkenhead, Merseyside L49 5PE.

Summary

The effectiveness of prophylactic treatment with ketotifen was assessed in ten asthmatic patients with aspirin idiosyncrasy in a randomized double blind trial. Increased airways obstruction following challenge with aspirin was significantly reduced when patients were pre-treated with ketotifen.

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