Skip to main content

Table 2 Pneumonia events in the general population, in COPD patients and in COPD patients treated with ICS

From: Low incidence of pneumonia in COPD patients treated with inhaled corticosteroids undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation

General population Torres et al. [17] COPD patients Kew et al. [6] COPD patients treated with fluticasone Kew et al. [6] COPD patients treated with budesonide Kew et al. [6]
1.07–4.2 cases per 1000 person-year. In Italy 1.7 cases per 1000 person-year Controls in trials with fluticasone (follow-up 22 months): 72 per 1000 Controls in trials with budesonide (follow-up 10 months): 28 per 1000 Follow-up 22 months: 116 per 1000 Follow-up 10 months: 31 per 1000