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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

03-04-01 Sedating antihistamines

Chlorphenamine
First Choice

Available OTC


Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Hydroxyzine
Formulary

MHRA:Risk of QT interval prolongation and Torsade de Pointes


Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Alimemazine Vallergan®
Non Formulary

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Clemastine Tevegil®
Non Formulary

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Cyproheptadine Periactin®
Non Formulary

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Diphenhydramine Nytol® Simply Sleep Hot Chocolate
Non Formulary

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Ketotifen Zaditen®
Non Formulary

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF