Consider Just a Single Dose of Dexamethasone for Asthma Exacerbations

More children will get just ONE or TWO doses of dexamethasone for asthma exacerbations.

We're seeing a shift away from the typical 3- to 5-day course of prednisone or prednisolone to a 1- to 2-day course of dexamethasone.

Dexamethasone is longer acting...and may cause less vomiting.

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