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What are inhaled steroids?

Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
Allergy & Immunology
Inhaled steroids -- Flovent, Pulmicort, and Aerobid -- are the best weapons we have to counter the swelling and tissue damage to the airway lining. They get a bad reputation because of the word "steroid." The more we use them, the more we find them to be effective and safe.
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