People with asthma or COPD who have COVID-19 disease should continue taking corticosteroids as prescribed and avoid stopping them, according to a consensus recommendation in Australia’s ‘living guidelines’ for COVID-19. While acknowledging there is currently little available evidence about outcomes for inhaled or oral corticosteroids for patients with COVID-19 and asthma/COPD, the guidelines expert group ...
Keep calm and carry on with steroids: living guidelines for COVID-19
By Michael Woodhead
5 May 2020