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Can inhalers have steroids in them?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Some do, some don't: Steroids in some inhalers decrease chronic inflammation which leads to thickening of the wind pipe over time and worsening of asthma or copd.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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