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      Adrenal function and high dose inhaled corticosteroids for asthma 

      Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Milner, A. D.; Conway, E.; Honour, J. W. (1997)
      Objective - To investigate effects on adrenal function of fluticasone, a recently released inhaled steroid preparation with lower systemic bioavailability than beclomethasone dipropionate. Methods - 34 children on high ...
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      The effect of inhaled budesonide on adrenal and growth suppression in asthmatic children 

      Priftis, K. N.; Papadimitriou, A.; Gatsopoulou, E.; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Fretzayas, Andrew; Nicolaidou, P. (2006)
      The present authors evaluated adrenal reserve in asthmatic children on long-term inhaled corticosteroids and whether possible adrenal suppression could be predicted by growth retardation. Low-dose synacthen test (0.5 μg·1.73 ...