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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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Dr. Pankaj K Bang
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It can be used , but judiciously in patients With heart problems
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Dr. Ramana Prasad V. V.
Pulmonologist 17 yrs exp Hyderabad
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
Pulmonologist 14 yrs exp Nagpur
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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