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Steroid problems
MSandyd posted:
Using an inhaler with a steroid makes my asthma worse. It makes my congestion bad and my coughing spasms get worse.
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Amelia_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Sandy,

I am glad that you were able to pinpoint what is affecting your asthma. I hope that you and your doctor can find the proper treatment to help you find some relief.
Aqua14 responded:
What brand of inhaled steroid are you using? Sometimes you and your doctor will have to try different brands to see what works best for you.

Take care and good luck. Judy

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