Long-term inhaled corticosteroid use may raise fracture risk

Long-term inhaled corticosteroid use may raise fracture risk

Long-term, high-dose use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) is associated with a modest increase in the risk of hip and upper extremity fractures in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published in the February issue of CHEST.

Source: Medical xpress

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