Weigh Pros and Cons of SMART for Moderate to Severe Asthma

You'll hear more about Single Maintenance And Reliever Therapy ("SMART")...for moderate to severe asthma with symptoms at least daily.

This method uses just one combo inhaler...with an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS)/long-acting beta-agonist (LABA)...for daily maintenance AND as needed for quick relief.

The idea is to get patients an additional steroid dose to treat the underlying inflammation...while the LABA treats acute symptoms.

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