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SYSTEMIC EFFECTS OF INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS

FCAAIA Notes: Apropos to the article preceding this one, the safety profile of the inhaled steroids is reviewed. The authors stress the importance of gradually decreasing to the lowest daily dose that controls symptoms. The “step-down” is in accordance with … Continue reading

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NO INCREASED RISK FOR CATARACTS IN ASTHMATICS TAKING INHALED STEROIDS

FCAAIA Notes: Study after study has demonstrated the great safety profile of inhaled steroids for asthma or nasal steroids for allergies. These medications work directly in the airway with minimal systemic absorption. While nothing is 100% risk free (even ibuprofen!), … Continue reading

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