Question 1.

For patients with mild asthma, who have only occasional symptoms, such as those with exercise-induced asthma, the most appropriate choice for therapy would be:

(A) Prednisone, 60mg tapering over two weeks to 10 mg QOD

(B) Theophylline 300mg BID

(C) Beta-agonist MDI 2 puffs QID around the clock

(D) Beta-agonist PRN and/or pre-exercise