Use of Systemic Steroids in Pulmonary Diseases


Steroids are in use for respiratory treatment since decades yet the practice remains underquestion for several reasons; from indications and prescribed dosages to the recorded benefitsand the feared of adverse effects.(1,2)Systemic steroids are main stay of therapy in several diseasesand should be used where clearly indicated. Below are major indications of systemic steroids usein pulmonary diseases.

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