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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

03-04-02 Allergen Immunotherapy

Grass pollen extract Grazax®
Restricted

Ipswich Hospital

Grazax is considered a non-formulary medicine

Colchester Hospital

Grazax is considered a very restricted but a formulary medicine


Restricted Drug Red Hospital View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Bee and Wasp Allergen Extracts Pharmalgen®
Non Formulary

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Grass and Tree Pollen Extract Pollinex®
Non Formulary

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House dust mite allergen immunotherapy Mitizax®
Non Formulary

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Mepolizumab Nucala®
Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA431 : Mepolizumab for treating severe refractory eosinophilic asthma
 

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Reslizumab Cinquil®
Non Formulary

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