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Increased risk of asthma death with salmeterol monotherapy compared with placebo, but not with salmeterol plus inhaled corticosteroids compared with inhaled corticosteroids alone

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  • Competing interests GR has participated as a lecturer and speaker in scientific meetings and courses under the sponsorship of Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Dr Esteve SA and Merck Sharp & Dome.