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Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: effects of different drugs and delivery devices on growth.

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Summary of "Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: effects of different drugs and delivery devices on growth."

Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the most effective treatment for children with persistent asthma. Although treatment with ICS is generally considered to be safe in children, the potential adverse effects of these drugs on growth remains a matter of concern for parents and physicians.

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Name: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
ISSN: 1469-493X
Pages: CD010126

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