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A 51-year-old male asked:

is treating chronic cough with a combination of budesonide+formoterol fumarate considered aggressive treaetment? does benefit outweighs the risks?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Depends on cause.: Technically, that would depend on the cause of your cough, and as such the treatment you mention wouldn't be aggressive as much as it would be misdirected. This would be fine for asthma or COPD, perhaps, but not for allergies or reflux, which can also cause a chronic cough.

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Last updated Dec 12, 2015

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