Effect of corticosteroids

Effect of corticosteroids

These are the most powerful anti-inflammatory agents. Drugs in this class will reduce inflammatory factors, inhibit further production of inflammatory factors and reduce bronchial hyperresponsiveness.

The specific mechanism of action of the corticosteroids can be viewed under: corticosteroids.


Due to the broad effects of corticosteroids, they are best used only in acute attacks. 


Corticosteroid's mechanism of action is on inflammatory cells.