He has been on daily prednisolone for 3 years (maintenance dose 15 but usually 25 - 30mg or high dose IV), his lung function is around 65 - 70%, we have
tried Xolair (no success), and also every type of preventer (singular, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symbicort</span>
, ), buteyko breathing, chinese medicine, acupuncture, meditation, change in environment etc etc. He is currently on an immune suppressant (cyclosporine) on top of his steroids
and usual asthma meds.