respiratory
Asthma

Bronchospasm linked to preventive inhaler


Bronchospasm induced by the inhaled corticosteroid ciclesonide may be an under-recognised yet easily identified side effect of the inhaler, asthma specialists report. Writing in this week’s MJA three respiratory specialists from the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney report the cases of three adolescents who experienced ciclesonide-induced bronchospasm. The bronchospasm was reversed using an inhaled bronchodilator ...

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