TITLE

New evidence of a link between inhaled corticosteroid use and osteoporosis

AUTHOR(S)
Myers, Kathryn A.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/14/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p1335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the association of inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) use with decreased bone mineral density in patients with asthma. Details of a cross-sectional study of patients receiving long-term ICS therapy for asthma; Inverse relationship between bone mineral density and the cumulative dose and duration of ICS therapy; Risk of osteoporosis in patients requiring long-term ICS treatment.
ACCESSION #
3766921

 

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