Corticosteroids Overprescribed in Young Asthmatics | Patient Care


May 1, 2017 – Oral corticosteroids appear to be substantially overprescribed for children who have asthma, according to a new study. The highest prescription …

Researchers find overprescribing of oral corticosteroids in children …


Apr 11, 2017 – While a short course of oral corticosteroid medication is recommended for the treatment of moderate to severe asthma flare-ups, it is neither …

Oral Corticosteroid Prescribing for Children With Asthma in a Medicaid …


by HJ Farber – ‎2017 – ‎Cited by 12 – ‎Related articles

Oral Corticosteroid Prescribing for Children With Asthma in a Medicaid Managed Care … overprescribedfor children with a health care provider’s diagnosis of asthma. …. Younger age groups had greater rates of repeated OCS dispensing than …

Asthma: Overuse of Oral Steroids Suggests Underuse of Inhalers


Apr 12, 2017 – A brief course of oral corticosteroids is currently recommended to treat moderate to severe asthma exacerbations. But the drugs may trigger anxiety, mania, irritability, or aggressive behavior, and may weaken the bones. This has led to concerns about overuse of these medications among children with asthma.

Use of Oral Corticosteroids in the Wheezy Toddler – The Journal of …


by EM Abrams – ‎2018 – ‎Cited by 1 – ‎Related articles

Jul 2, 2018 – Oral corticosteroids (OCS) often are used to treat acute wheeze in the toddler ….. was that patterns of dispensing suggest “substantial overprescribing” of OCS ….. Individualized therapy for persistent asthma in young children.

Anti-asthmatic drug prescriptions to an Italian paedriatic population.


by M Bianchi – ‎2009 – ‎Cited by 20 – ‎Related articles

Sep 3, 2008 – Anti-asthmatic drug prescriptions to an Italian paedriatic population. … and formulations, antibiotic co-prescriptions, systemic steroid prescriptions and rate of hospitalization. … of disease, indicating that anti-asthmatics are over-prescribed. … Italy; Male; Pediatrics/statistics & numerical data; Young Adult …

The impact of asthma and its treatment on growth: an evidence-based …


by L Zhang – ‎2018 – ‎Cited by 3 – ‎Related articles

Keywords. Asthma. Inhaled corticosteroids. Linear growth. Height …. 40 infants and young children (<3 years old) with severe uncontrolled asthma, The ….. asthmaoverprescribing of oral corticosteroids is still common in children with asthma.

The use of inhaled corticosteroids in pediatric asthma: update | World …


by E Hossny – ‎2016 – ‎Cited by 35 – ‎Related articles

Aug 12, 2016 – Table 1 Mechanism of actions of inhaled corticosteroids in asthma ….. In young children, when budesonide was used (400 ug/day) under real …

Missing: Overprescribed

Oral Corticosteroids: How to Use Them Wisely | For Better | US News


Apr 26, 2018 – Oral and injectable corticosteroids are often overprescribed. … This life-saving wonder drug stops an asthma flare in its tracks; it’s effective, easy …

Safety of Steroids for Asthma | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Inhaled steroids are the most effective controller therapy available for asthma. They are the gold standard to which all other asthma medicines are compared.