Guidelines recommend against antibiotic use to treat asthma attacks. A study with telithromycin reported benefit, but adverse reactions limit its use.
To determine whether azithromycin added to standard care for asthma attacks in adults results in clinical benefit.
Design, Setting, and Participants
JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 19, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5664