Inhaled corticosteroid use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the risk of pneumonia: a retrospective claims data analysis.

TitleInhaled corticosteroid use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the risk of pneumonia: a retrospective claims data analysis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsYawn BP, Li Y, Tian H, Zhang J, Arcona S, Kahler KH
JournalInternational journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Volume8
Pagination295-304
Date Published2013
Abstract

The use of inhaled corticosteroids in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been associated with an increased risk of pneumonia in controlled clinical trials and case-control analyses.

DOI10.4056/sigs.3667269
Alternate JournalInt J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis