Inhaled Corticosteroids Reduce Lung InflammationCorticosteroids reduce different kinds of inflammation including inflammation of the lungs in cystic fibrosis. It helps reduce mucus and allows person with allergic broncho pulmonary aspergillosis to breathe easier. These drugs are given as a pill or liquid, as an injection, or with an inhaler.

Oral form of corticosteroids is usually used for short-term use because of its side effect. Inhaled form, however, may be used for longer periods of time.

Inhaled corticosteroids are usually prescribed to people who need long-term use of this medication due to its few side effects.