What is the efficacy of budesonide compared to prednisone for 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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The use of nebulized corticosteroids for treating status asthmaticus is controversial. Data comparing nebulized budesonide with prednisone in children suggest that the latter therapy is more effective for treating status asthmaticus.


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