How are glucocorticosteroids administered in the treatment of status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Corticosteroids may be administered intravenously or orally. Although most practitioners administer corticosteroids intravenously during status asthmaticus, some studies indicate that early administration of oral corticosteroids may be just as effective.


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