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What steroid is used for babies?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends

Depends upon what for. Treating premature lungs is different than asthma or croup for example.
More information is needed.

In brief: Depends

Depends upon what for. Treating premature lungs is different than asthma or croup for example.
More information is needed.
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Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

Steroids are used to reduce inflammation.
In babies with croup, Prednisolone (a liquid form of prednisone) or Dexamethasone are often used to reduce swelling around the vocal cords. In asthma, Prednisolone is often used with a bronchodilator such as albuterol to reduce inflammation in the lungs.

In brief: It depends

Steroids are used to reduce inflammation.
In babies with croup, Prednisolone (a liquid form of prednisone) or Dexamethasone are often used to reduce swelling around the vocal cords. In asthma, Prednisolone is often used with a bronchodilator such as albuterol to reduce inflammation in the lungs.
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