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HTA - 05/503/04

Management of Asthma in School-aged Children On Therapy - MASCOT

Project title: Management of Asthma in School-aged Children On Therapy - MASCOT

Call to action: 05/503 Medicines for Children - Respiratory system

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Warren Lenney

Lead Author: Professor Warren Lenney

Contractor: Keele University

Cost: £842,992.27

Co-investigators: Mrs Sadie Clayton, Professor Catrin Tudur Smith, Professor David Price, Professor Marilyn James, Professor Paula Williamson.

Started: April 2009 | Status: Published February 2013

ISRCTN: 03556343

Study found that based on the results of the MASCOT trial it is not possible to conclude whether adding salmeterol or montelukast to low-dose inhaled corticosteroids can reduce the number of exacerbations requiring treatment with oral corticosteroids in children with uncontrolled asthma.

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