Corticosteroid Use Higher in Children With Bronchiectasis Who Have Asthma

Corticosteroid Use Higher in Children With Bronchiectasis Who Have Asthma

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Corticosteroid Use Higher in Children With Bronchiectasis Who Have Asthma

Children with non-cystic fibrosis (CF) bronchiectasis are more likely be prescribed inhaled corticosteroids — medications normally used to treat asthma — to manage their disease when they have certain asthma-like features, according to a recent study. The study highlights the importance of additional research focused on the coexistence of asthma and bronchiectasis, investigators said, as well as on establishing clear clinical criteria to help physicians identify children with bronchiectasis who are more likely to benefit…

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