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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

03-11 Antifibrotics

Pirfenidone Esbriet®
Formulary

Initiated by tertiary centre

Link  NICE TA282: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis - pirfenidone
Link  NICE TA504 Pirfenidone for treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
 

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Nintedanib Ofev®
Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA379:Nintedanib for treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
 

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF  HCD
Nintedanib Vargatef®
Non Formulary
Link  NICE TA347: Recurrent non-small-cell lung cancer
 

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF  HCD