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 Formulary Chapter 3: Respiratory system - Full Chapter
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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
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03.01.05  Expand sub section  Peak flow meters, inhaler devices and nebulisers
03.01.05  Expand sub section  Peak flow meters
03.01.05  Expand sub section  Drug delivery devices
AeroChamber Plus
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Blue

Available with a mask.

Check spacer fits prescribed inhaler(s)

 
   
Space Chamber Plus Compact
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Blue

Available with a mask.

Check spacer fits prescribed inhaler(s).

Dishwasher safe

 
   
Volumatic
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Blue

Available with a mask.

Check spacer fits prescribed inhaler(s)

 
   
Haleraid
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Blue

Available as 

  • Haleraid 120 (for 120 dose MDI)
  • Haleraid 200 (for 200 dose MDI)
 
   
Flo-Tone MDI
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Blue
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Drug Delivery Device  (Able Spacer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Babyhaler)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (E-Z Spacer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (E-Z Spacer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Nebuchamber)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Nebuhaler)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (PARI Vortex® Spacer)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Pocket Chamber®)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Spinhaler®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Blue

For routine prescribing in primary and secondary care.   

Green

Initiated (if clinically urgent) or advised (if non-urgent) by specialist in secondary care, prescribing can be continued in primary care.   

Amber

Shared care  

Red Hospital

Hospital only  

Double Red

There should be no prescribing of these drugs  

Mixed

The traffic light of the drug is dependant on the indication. Please see individual drug entry for details  

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