Macrolide Therapy to Improve Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second in Adults With Sickle Cell Disease
Condition: Sickle Cell DiseaseInterventions: Drug: Azithromycin; Other: PlaceboSponsor: Vanderbilt UniversityRecruiting – verified November 2016 View full post on ClinicalTrials.gov: asthma | Studies received in the last 14 days
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Goodwin dealing with Sickle Cell, asthmawivb.comSince he was little, Goodwin has battled asthma, along with the sickle cell trait, which makes it difficult to breathe from time to time. “I get half the oxygen to my blood, than normal people,” said Goodwin. It is something he has to monitor …and more » View full post on…
Respiratory syncytial virus and seasonal influenza cause similar illnesses in children with sickle cell disease.
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