A 43-year-old male asked:

Does an inhaled corticosteroid (for asthma) have the same side effects as an oral (liquid) corticosteroid? yes or no? thank you?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
No. Oral corticosteroids can result in immunosuppression body wide. Inhaled steroid for asthma only affects the linings of the bronchial tubes and lung.
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