Effects of atorvastatin added to inhaled corticosteroids on lung function and sputum cell counts in atopic asthma

E. J. Hothersall, R. Chaudhuri, C. McSharry, I. Donnelly, J. Lafferty, A. D. McMahon, C. J. Weir, J. Meiklejohn, N. Sattar, McInnes I., S. Wood, N. C. Thomson

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    84 Citations (Scopus)

    Abstract

    Statins have anti-inflammatory properties that may be beneficial in the treatment of asthma. A study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that atorvastatin added to inhaled corticosteroids improves lung function and airway inflammation in atopic adults with asthma.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1070-5
    Number of pages6
    JournalThorax
    Volume63
    Issue number12
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Effects of atorvastatin added to inhaled corticosteroids on lung function and sputum cell counts in atopic asthma'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Hothersall, E. J., Chaudhuri, R., McSharry, C., Donnelly, I., Lafferty, J., McMahon, A. D., Weir, C. J., Meiklejohn, J., Sattar, N., I., M., Wood, S., & Thomson, N. C. (2008). Effects of atorvastatin added to inhaled corticosteroids on lung function and sputum cell counts in atopic asthma. Thorax, 63(12), 1070-5. https://doi.org/10.1136/thx.2008.100198