The aim of this article is to bring less well recognised adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroids to the attention of prescribers. Whilst inhaled steroids have a more favourable side effect profile than systemic steroids, they are not free from adverse effects. The dose of inhaled steroids used should be carefully monitored, and kept at the lowest dose necessary to maintain adequate control of the patient’s disease process. Be particularly aware of the cumulative effect of co-prescribing various dose forms of corticosteroids (inhaled, intranasal, oral and topical preparations).
Norbert Schemansky… X Olympic Weightlifting Champion, Dead at 92 The great Norbert “Norb” Schemansky, of Dearborn, Michigan, has passed on to join other Olympic Weightlifting legends such as, Tommy Kono. He passed away, quietly, September 8th 2016, while being cared for by hospice. Nicknamed, “Mr. Weightlifting”, or “The Professor”, during his career, “Ski” was the FIRST Olympic weightlifter to win FOUR medals. Schemansky was a member of the world famous York Barbell Club, […]
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