Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Asthma and COPD by Clive P. Page, Peter J. Barnes

By Clive P. Page, Peter J. Barnes

The current quantity is meant to be a huge reference source for chest physicians and people focused on the improvement of novel pharmaceutical entities for those ailments. across the world famous gurus assessment crucial new details at the advances in our knowing of the pathogenesis and remedy of those ailments, together with the huge advances within the topical supply of inhaled medicinal drugs. every one bankruptcy is broadly referenced, generously illustrated with transparent diagrams and images, and represents a state of the art overview of this crucial quarter of breathing medicine.

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2 LABAs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Ultra-LABAs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Mechanisms of Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Adverse Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

7 LAMA Compounds in Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 43 43 46 47 47 49 50 50 51 52 53 53 54 54 55 Abstract Parasympathetic activity is increased in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma and appears to be the major reversible component of airway obstruction.

2 Asthma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Alternative Mechanisms for Muscarinic Receptor Antagonists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Muscarinic Receptor Antagonists as Potential Anti-inflammatory and/or Anti-remodelling Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Muscarinic Receptor Antagonists as Potential Mucus-Modifying Therapy .

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