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Table 2 Types of inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) device switch for 824 patients whose device was switched without an accompanying clinical visit or consultation

From: Inhaled corticosteroids for asthma: impact of practice level device switching on asthma control

Type of ICS device switch No. (%) of patients
(n = 824)
Dry powder to metered-dose inhaler 437 (53)
Dry powder to dry powder inhaler (different brand) 106 (13)
Dry powder to breath-actuated inhaler 151 (18)
Breath-actuated to metered-dose inhaler 105 (13)
Breath-actuated to breath-actuated inhaler (different brand) 25 (3)