Are inhaled corticosteroids associated with an increased risk of fracture in children?

@article{Staa2004AreIC,
  title={Are inhaled corticosteroids associated with an increased risk of fracture in children?},
  author={T. P. van Staa and Nick Bishop and Hubert G. M. Leufkens and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={785-791}
}
Inhaled corticosteroids are widely used in the long-term management of asthma in children. Data on the relationship between inhaled corticosteroid therapy and osteoporotic fracture are inconsistent. We address this issue in a large population-based cohort of children aged 4–17 years in the UK (the General Practice Research Database). The incidence rates of fracture among children aged 4–17 years taking inhaled corticosteroids (n=97,387), taking bronchodilators only (n=70 984) and a reference… CONTINUE READING
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