Term: Corticosteroids (inhaled)
Last Updated: 2005-11-25
Cortisone-like medicines are used to treat serious inflammatory conditions. In asthma, they address the underlying disease process, thus preventing its symptoms. These are identified by the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) drug classification code: R03B A.
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