Treatment of severe steroid dependent preschool asthma with nebulised budesonide suspension.

  title={Treatment of severe steroid dependent preschool asthma with nebulised budesonide suspension.},
  author={P Ilangovan and S\oren Pedersen and Simon Godfrey and Kurt Nikander and Natan Noviski and John O. Warner},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={68 3},
The steroid sparing effect of nebulised budesonide suspension was assessed in a double blind placebo controlled parallel group study of 36 preschool children with severe asthma who were dependent on treatment with oral steroids. Nebulised budesonide suspension significantly reduced the requirement for treatment with oral steroids, and produced a marked improvement in overall health as scored on a visual analogue scale during the clinic visits. This study shows a significant step forward in the… CONTINUE READING


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