Long-Term Azithromycin Maintenance Treatment in Patients with Frequent Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Sander Talman, Sevim Uzun, RS Djannin, Sara Baart, M Grootenboers, Joachim Aerts, Menno van der Eerden

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Abstract

Macrolides are effective in reducing the number of exacerbations in COPD patients with the frequent exacerbator phenotype. Our study did not show a persistent effect of azithromycin on exacerbation frequencies after more than one year of usage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)495-498
Number of pages4
JournalThe International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Volume16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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