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Do inhaled corticosteroids have a long- term effect on growth and bone density?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on dose

High doses and/or frequent use can cause growth retardation in children and bone loss.
In both children and adults.

In brief: Depends on dose

High doses and/or frequent use can cause growth retardation in children and bone loss.
In both children and adults.
Dr. Robert Lang
Dr. Robert Lang
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Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Probably

Inhaled steroids, often used in the treatment of asthma, may have an effect on growth and bone density.
However, depending on the severity of your asthma, the benefits of inhaled steroids often outweigh the risks!

In brief: Probably

Inhaled steroids, often used in the treatment of asthma, may have an effect on growth and bone density.
However, depending on the severity of your asthma, the benefits of inhaled steroids often outweigh the risks!
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry
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