NICE overturns advice to increase steroid dose in children with asthma

NICE has withdrawn its recommendation to quadruple the dose of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in children when their asthma control deteriorates.

by Chloe Harman
Further research is needed to give clearer guidance on increasing the dose of inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma. | GETTY IMAGES
Further research is needed to give clearer guidance on increasing the dose of inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma. | GETTY IMAGES

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