Respiratory news

New injectable antibody treatment for asthma

New injectable antibody treatment for asthma

Cinqaero (reslizumab) can be prescribed as add-on therapy...

BTS/SIGN asthma guidance updated with new treatment recommendations

BTS/SIGN asthma guidance updated with new treatment recommendations

The 2016 edition of the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines...

Flu vaccines for 2016/17 season

Flu vaccines for 2016/17 season

Flu vaccine listings in MIMS have been updated to reflect...

New cystic fibrosis combination drug not recommended for NHS use

New cystic fibrosis combination drug not recommended for NHS use

Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor), a new gene-specific...

Symbicort now available as metered-dose inhaler for COPD

Symbicort now available as metered-dose inhaler for COPD

Symbicort (formoterol/budesonide) is now available...

Inhaled levofloxacin offers new option for treatment of infection in cystic fibrosis

Inhaled levofloxacin offers new option for treatment of infection in cystic fibrosis

Quinsair (levofloxacin) is licensed in the management...

New cystic fibrosis treatment targets underlying cause of the disease

New cystic fibrosis treatment targets underlying cause of the disease

Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) targets the F508del...

Lung disease treatment approved by NICE

New antibody treatment for severe asthma

New antibody treatment for severe asthma

Nucala (mepolizumab) can be prescribed as an add-on...

Antivirals for flu can now be prescribed on the NHS, DoH announces

Antivirals for flu can now be prescribed on the NHS, DoH announces

Antiviral medicines may be prescribed at NHS expense...

Pulvinal inhalers discontinued

New formoterol/ beclometasone inhaler strength

New formoterol/ beclometasone inhaler strength

Prescribers have a new option for treating asthma,...

Formoterol/ beclometasone extrafine inhaler now an option for COPD

Formoterol/ beclometasone extrafine inhaler now an option for COPD

The dry powder inhaler Fostair NEXThaler (formoterol/beclometasone)...

New salmeterol/fluticasone dry powder inhaler for COPD

New salmeterol/fluticasone dry powder inhaler for COPD

AirFluSal Forspiro (salmeterol/fluticasone) can be...

Nintedanib: disease-slowing treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Nintedanib: disease-slowing treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Ofev (nintedanib) provides a targeted treatment option...

Flu vaccines for 2015/16 season

Flu vaccines for 2015/16 season

Flu vaccine listings in MIMS have been updated for...

Soft-mist LAMA/LABA combination inhaler launched for COPD

Soft-mist LAMA/LABA combination inhaler launched for COPD

Spiolto Respimat combines the long-acting muscarinic...

Duaklir Genuair inhaler now orange and white
GPs urged to review asthma prescribing

GPs urged to review asthma prescribing

More than 22,000 people with asthma have been prescribed...

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