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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have allergic asthma. i currently take singular and use an inhaler when needed.previously had bad side effects of oral steroids and my doctor suggested trying a depmedrol shot for my issues. he said usually it has less side effects. is this true?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Dose/total exposure: The side effects of steroids whether as an injection, iv or oral are similar. The total exposure and length of exposure/dose is an important factor.

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