Costs and incorrect prescribing hitting asthma patients

More than four-fifths of asthma scripts are not being completely filled, according to data released by Asthma Australia.

The organisation says analysis of PBS data shows 82% of prescriptions for preventer medications are not completely filled.

Asthma Australia believes cost is the primary reason, with its surveys suggesting many people rely on cheaper Ventolin inhalers.

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