dexamethasone for asthma exacerbations

More children will get dexamethasone for asthma exacerbations.

Steroids like dexamethasone are used to reduce inflammation in the lungs during "flare-ups" or worsening of the disease.

Prednisone and prednisolone (Pediapred, etc) have been the go-to corticosteroids for treating acute asthma exacerbations in kids.

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