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Are All Steroids For Asthma Ever Fattening
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
First time ever with oral thrush, I use asthma steroid inhalers clencil modulite. Most likely cause? I recently started using the inhaler.
I had steroid shot for suspected asthma 4 weeks ago, ever since I have had swollen neck glands, sore throat., malaise. Is this side effect of shot?
What is the difference between a steroid and a laba combination and something like umeclidium and and laba combination? Which is better? For asthma?
Umeclidinium: Is different from steroids, it is an anticholinergic, produces bronchodilation and other effects, used for COPD patients, at times combined with LABA. Steroid inhalers on the other hand are meant for asthma, for its antinflammatory effect, the main problem in asthma, can be combined with LABA, for initial control of symptoms, but never the LABA alone in either condition, wish you wellness ...Read more
Careful: Very important - do you mean steroids by mouth (or injection)? Or simply by spray inhaler (MDI). Very different. When taking oral steroids such as prednisone/prednisolone/methylprednisolone for prolonged periods (more than a few days), cautious slow reduction of dose is required to avoid a (potentially) life threatening adverse reaction. Inhaled steroids far safer; pts vary dose via action plans. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Few drawbacks: Inhaled corticosteroids (ic) are an amazing gift for persistent asthma patients reducing asthma episodes, hospitalization & deaths & improving lung function & quality of life. High doses are infrequently associated with bone calcium loss & slower growth in kids. Moderate doses are not & work as well as higher doses. Ic reduces the need for oral Prednisone a drug with many more adverse effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"rules of 2": If you use a rescue inhaler like albuterol more than twice per week, wake at night with asthma symptoms more than twice per month, or refill albuterol more than twice per year, then you may need inhaled steroids to help control your asthma. A breathing test performed by an allergist or pulmonologist can be helpful in deciding whether inhaled steroids should be used as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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