Decreased cortisol response to insulin induced hypoglycaemia in asthmatics treated with inhaled fluticasone propionate.

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AIMS To assess adrenal function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled fluticasone propionate for up to 16 weeks. METHODS Children with asthma and bronchial hyperresponsiveness to inhaled methacholine were treated with inhaled fluticasone 250-750 microg/day via Volumatic spacer. The insulin tolerance test (ITT) was performed to assess adrenal function… (More)

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