inhaled corticosteroids and hoarseness
- myopathic weakness of the adductor muscles of the vocal cords leading to
dysphonia - this effect is reversible on cessation of inhaled steroid treatment
- the use of a spacer does not appear to help with hoarseness associated with inhaled corticosteroid use
- Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (2000), 38 (1), 5-8.
Last reviewed 01/2018