Discontinue use if paradoxical bronchospasm occurs. Not for immediate relief of asthma attacks. Severe asthma; adrenal suppression; Cushing's syndrome, Cushingoid features, adrenal suppression, decreased bone mineral density, cataract, glaucoma, psychological or behavioural effects eg, psychomotor hyperactivity, sleep disorders, anxiety, depression or aggression (particularly in childn); active or latent pulmonary TB. Regularly monitor height of childn during prolonged use. Transferring from systemic corticosteroids. Avoid abrupt discontinuation. High-dose & prolonged use. Pregnancy & lactation. Growth retardation in childn & adolescents.