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Inhaled Corticosteroid

Can inhaled corticosteroid be used as a routine medication for heart patients without Asthma and with a single episode of bronchitis? Is there any ill effects of using it continously. I heard it is linked with glaucoma...
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When problem is not asthma,there is no need to use inhaled corticosteroids.some studies showed worsening of glaucoma with prolonged usage of high dose inhaled corticosteroids.
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Dr. Aditya Parihar Nagpur | Pulmonologist
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Inhaled Corticosteroids dose is very minimal and it is absorbed directly through lungs,So Its safe to use it continuously.its not linked with glaucoma.consult your Chest physician.
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Dr. Pankaj K Bang Mumbai | Pulmonologist
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It can be used , but judiciously in patients With heart problems
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