Osteocalcin, cortisol levels, and bone mineral density in prepubertal children with asthma treated with long-term fluticasone propionate.


AIMS The objective of this study is to determine the effects of the long-term treatment with inhaled fluticasone propionate on osteocalcin, cortisol levels, and bone mineral status in children with asthma. METHODS This cross-sectional study examined 230 prepubertal children with asthma (aged 6–11) who had intermittently used inhaled fluticasone propionate… (More)


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