Inhaled glucocorticoids during pregnancy and offspring pediatric diseases: a national cohort study.

@article{Tegethoff2012InhaledGD,
  title={Inhaled glucocorticoids during pregnancy and offspring pediatric diseases: a national cohort study.},
  author={Marion Tegethoff and Naomi Greene and J\orn Olsen and Emmanuel Schaffner and Gunther Meinlschmidt},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={185 5},
  pages={557-63}
}
RATIONALE Glucocorticoid inhalation is the preferred asthma treatment during pregnancy. Previous studies on its safety focused on obstetric outcomes and offspring malformations. OBJECTIVES To determine whether glucocorticoid inhalation during pregnancy is a risk factor for offspring pediatric diseases. METHODS We studied offspring (live singletons) of… CONTINUE READING