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The FDA has warned that long-acting beta agonists (LABAs) should not be taken long term unless a patient does not respond to other asthma drugs. Also, LABAs should never be prescribed alone, and only combinations including an inhaled corticosteroid should be prescribed to encourage compliance. How will this affect care of your asthma patients?
A. I will only prescribe LABAs in combination form for short-term treatment
B. I will prescribe LABAs alone on occasion for short-term treatment
C. I will no longer prescribe LABAs at all
D. Uncertain
E. I do not treat patients with asthma
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