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Dexamethasone versus Methylprednisolone for the Treatment of Respiratory Distress: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: May 7, 2019
Project Number: RB1337-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of dexamethasone versus methylprednisolone for the treatment of respiratory distress related to asthma?
  2. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of dexamethasone versus methylprednisolone for the treatment of respiratory distress related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
  3. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of dexamethasone versus methylprednisolone for the treatment of respiratory distress related to allergic reaction?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial was identified regarding dexamethasone versus methylprednisolone for respiratory distress.