Inhaled Corticosteroids for COPD—Is It Time Yet?

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Synopsis: Inhaled high-dose. corticosteroids led to modest improvements in pulmonary function and dyspnea in patients with nonasthmatic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Source: Weir DC, et al. Effects of high dose inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate, 750 μg and 1500 μg twice daily, and 40 mg per day oral prednisolone on lung function, symptoms, and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with non-asthmatic chronic airflow obstruction. Thorax 1993;48:309–16.

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