When it comes to effects on growth in children, there are differences between inhaled corticosteroid molecules used for asthma treatment and also the type of inhaler device, a Cochrane review has found. Fluticasone seemed to inhibit growth less than beclomethasone and budesonide when given at an equivalent dose, the systematic review of six randomised head-to-head ...
Inhaled steroids and inhaler types differ in effects on growth: Cochrane review
By Michael Woodhead
25 Jun 2019