This asthma treatment has a lasting side effect in children

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A new study finds that when children with asthma use inhaled corticosteroids, the effect on growth may not be temporary, as once thought.


Before prescribing inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) for a child with asthma, tell the patient—and parents—that their use could lead to a small but permanent effect on adult height.1

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