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Cholinergics, Airway Eosinophils and Asthma Exacerbation in the Elderly

Diana Khalil, Jeremy Hirota, Parameswaran Nair

Keywords : Asthma, Elderly, Cholinergics, Sputum eosinophils

Citation Information : Khalil D, Hirota J, Nair P. Cholinergics, Airway Eosinophils and Asthma Exacerbation in the Elderly. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2011; 53 (1):59-62.

DOI: 10.5005/ijcdas-53-1-59

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 10-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Cholinomimetic agents have a number of potential indications in an ageing population. This case series emphasises the need to exercise caution while prescribing cholinergic drugs in elderly patients with asthma, particularly in patients with a history of virus-induced exacerbations and airway eosinophilia.

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