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Ciclesonide Reduces the Need for Oral Steroid Use in Adult Patients With Severe, Persistent Asthma

Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the most effective agents for controlling persistent asthma. However, in very severe cases and during exacerbations, oral corticosteroids (OCS) are necessary. As systemic adverse events (AEs) are associated with OCS use, oral steroid-sparing strategies are employed and have been demonstrated with ICS such as be-clomethasone dipropionate, budesonide, and fluticasone propionate in […]