The effect of abrupt withdrawal of theophylline in five children with glucocorticoid-dependent asthma
The left panel represents the average daily scores for symptoms of asthma and the number of extra respiratory treatments (RT) with bronchodilator. The right panel shows the average daily dose of prednisone required to treat the patient during theophylline (T) and placebo (P) treatment periods.
Redrawn from Brenner, M, Berkowitz, R, Marshall, N, Strunk, RC, Clin Allergy 1988; 18:143.
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