JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL REGULATORS & HOMEOSTATIC AGENTS Vol. 33, no. 2, 593-599 (2019)


Magnesium alginate in children with uncontrolled asthma.

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Miraglia Del Giudice M1, Indolfi C1, Ciprandi G2, Decimo F1, Campana G1, Umano GR1, Giannetti E3, Maglione M3.

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1 Department of Woman, Child and of General and Specialized Surgery, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli,” Naples, Italy.
2 Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genova.
3 Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Section of Pediatrics, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

Abstract

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may be frequently associated with asthma in children and may affect asthma control. Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) are commonly prescribed in asthmatic children, despite uncertain efficacy on respiratory symptoms and risk of relevant adverse effects.

KEYWORDS:

asthma; asthma control, children, gastroesophageal reflux disease, magnesium alginate, proton pump inhibitor

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