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This nice site defines steroids for asthma, provides a list of brand-name steroidal medications, and discusses effectiveness and interactions.
While the video is a bit dry, watch this review of a recent study that summarizes issues of safety and effectiveness of steroids for asthma in treating children.
This article has information on many asthma drugs, including steroids for asthma, so you can better understand your options.
Your asthma medication should match your asthma symptoms and severity. Use this chart to ensure that using steroids for asthma will be right for you.
Watch this short video that reviews asthma treatment options, including steroids for asthma, and provides advice for taking your medication correctly.
Asthma Society of Canada
Wondering how steroids for asthma work to relieve symptoms and attacks? Read this short FAQ for a nice overview.
Global Initiative for Asthma
Review the instructions here to ensure that you are using your inhaler or spacer correctly. You'll find lots of good diagrams and information.
Remember to take your calcium! Read this article on the link between steroid use and osteoporosis risk.
Natl Jewish Med and Treatment Ctr
If steroids for asthma haven't been an effective treatment for you, consult the tips here to learn more about the management of steroid-resistant asthma.
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