Corticosteroids for asthma during pregnancy

Ann Allergy. 1978 Dec;41(6):340-1.


This is a retrospective evaluation of 36 pregnant patients who required corticosteroids for control of their asthma. In view of the lack of maternal or infant abnormalities it is felt that corticosteroids should not be withheld from pregnant patients when required.

MeSH terms

  • Asthma / drug therapy*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Prednisone / therapeutic use*
  • Pregnancy / drug effects*


  • Prednisone