Inhaled steroids and inhaler types differ in effects on growth: Cochrane review
By Michael Woodhead
25 Jun 2019
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 ...