Safety of the newer inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma.

  title={Safety of the newer inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma.},
  author={Tabitha L Randell and Kim C Donaghue and Geoffrey R. Ambler and Christopher T Cowell and Dominic A Fitzgerald and Peter Paul van Asperen},
  journal={Paediatric drugs},
  volume={5 7},
Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) remain a vital part of the management of persistent asthma, but concerns have been raised about their potential adverse effects in children. This review examines the safety data on three new ICS - fluticasone propionate, mometasone, and extrafine beclomethasone in hydrofluoroalkane (HFA-134a) propellant (QVAR The use of tradenames is for product identification purposes only and does not imply endorsement. formulation) in relation to the older corticosteroids… CONTINUE READING


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