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East Suffolk and North East Essex NHS Foundation Trust

 
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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 High dose

Flutiform 250/10 Fluticasone propionate and formoterol
Formulary

Licensed for adults and children >12 years


Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Fostair 200/6 Beclometasone and formoterol
Formulary

Available as

  • MDI
  • DPI (NEXThaler device)

Licensed for adults >18 years only.


Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Relvar Ellipta 184/22 Fluticasone furoate & vilanterol
Formulary

On specialist recommendation only (for asthma)
Licensed for adults and children >12 years (for asthma)


Green View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Seretide 250 MDI 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
Seretide 500 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