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Toddler with frequent cough, cold, family members asthmatic. Is it safe to use inhalers at such a small age?

Hi Doctor, My daughter is 2 years 3 months old and was being given nebulization (asthalin 2.5 & budecort 0.5 )inhalers. She recovered with the cold and cough . But as it used to happen frequently, our ped has put her on Sereflo 125, twice a day for 3 months. I and my father-in-law are asthmatic. I wanted to know is it safe to use inhalers at such a small age as these are steroids and do they have any side effects in future?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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for asthma, inhalers are the best and most effective treatment available. they also have almost no side do need to worry ,tats the correct treatment given to your your daughter grows up dose will be adjusted accordingly. also try to find out if she is allergic to any thing which is causing the attacks. in case there is chance that she is allergic to something then try to avoid tat completely. she will surly improve. thank you
Answered: Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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