What are the risks and benefits of corticosteroids for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF)?

Updated: Oct 22, 2019
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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While corticosteroids have been shown to slow the progression of lung disease, they also had significant adverse effects, especially on growth. [77]


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