Asthma council rejects advice on intermittent ICS for kids

An international body recommends simultaneous preventer and reliever use even with mild intermittent symptoms
Dr Louisa Owens
Dr Louisa Owens.

A global push for all children with asthma to use an inhaled corticosteroid whenever they use a reliever has been rejected by Australia’s peak asthma body.

The National Asthma Council Australia says there’s a lack of evidence for the new recommendation.