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3 Respiratory system

MHRA:Pressurised metered dose inhalers (pMDI): risk of airway obstruction from aspiration of loose objects

Inhalers

The following acronyms may be mentioned in this section in reference to inhalers

  • MDI- Metered dose inhaler
  • DPI- Dry powder inhaler
  • BAA- Breath actuated aerosol
  • ICS- Inhaled corticosteroid
  • SABA- Short-acting bronchodilator
  • LABA- Long-acting bronchodilator
  • SAMA- Short-acting muscarinic
  • LAMA - Long-acting muscarinic

Local guidance

Asthma

IESCCG Asthma Action Plan

NEECCG Asthma plan (Asthma UK)

Joint Asthma quick reference guide - adults

Asthma quick reference guide – children (5yrs-12yrs)

Asthma quick reference guide – children (over 12yrs)

Asthma quick reference guide – children (under 5yrs)

Asthma step down guidance - adults

COPD

Joint COPD Quick Reference Guide

IESCCG COPD action plan

NEECCG COPD patient passport

Other documents

Inhaler switching

03-02-02 Low dose

Seretide 50 Fluticasone propionate and salmeterol
Formulary

Paediatric use only
Licenced for children >5 years


Adults - may be continued for existing patients only, consider moving to a formulary option at next review


Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Flutiform 50/5 Fluticasone propionate and formoterol
Formulary

Available as
- MDI
- K-haler (see note below re: discontinuation of the K-haler device)

Licensed for adults and children >12 years

 

February 2021 - All strengths of the K-haler device are being discontinued from the UK market. The 50/5mcg device will be discontinued from August 2021. 


Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Fostair 100/6  Beclometasone and formoterol
Formulary

Available as

  • MDI
  • DPI (NEXThaler device)

Licensed for adults >18 years only.

Low dose= 1 puff BD


Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
 Seretide 100 accuhaler (Fluticasone propionate and salmeterol)
Non Formulary

May be continued for existing patients only, consider moving to a formulary option at next review.


View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF