Tag: inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)

1. Time to recovery was lower in patients assigned to budesonide compared to usual care, meeting the superiority criteria. 2. Rate of hospitalizations or death was numerically lower in the inhaled budesonide group compared to usual care.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Systemic corticosteroids, such as dexamethasone, have been widely...
1. Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who were prescribed inhaled corticosteroids had an increased risk of COVID-19-related deaths compared to those on long-acting beta-agonist and long-acting muscarinic antagonist dual therapy. 2. Among asthma patients, a high-dose, but not low- or medium-dose, of inhaled corticosteroids was associated with an increased...