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Most Comprehensive Study Of Its Kind Shows Common Asthma Medications Don't Cause Behavioral Problems In Children

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March 2, 1998
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The asthma medications beclomethasone and theophylline have reported side effects, such memory, mood and behavior changes, but an article in the March issue of the journal Pediatrics shows that in most children, the drugs cause no major changes in behavior or reasoning skills. Both drugs have been prescribed to treat asthma for decades.

DENVER--The asthma medications beclomethasone and theophylline have reported side effects, such memory, mood and behavior changes, but an article in the March issue of the journal Pediatrics shows that in most children, the drugs cause no major changes in behavior or reasoning skills. Both drugs have been prescribed to treat asthma for decades.


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National Jewish Medical And Research Center. (1998, March 2). Most Comprehensive Study Of Its Kind Shows Common Asthma Medications Don't Cause Behavioral Problems In Children. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/02/980226104142.htm
National Jewish Medical And Research Center. "Most Comprehensive Study Of Its Kind Shows Common Asthma Medications Don't Cause Behavioral Problems In Children." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/02/980226104142.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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