Respiratory news

Screenshot of inhaler search results from MIMS online showing the new leaf symbol denoting lower-carbon products.

MIMS highlights lower-carbon inhalers online

Healthcare professionals looking to prescribe lower-carbon...

Excerpt of the table of inhaler carbon emissions taken from the print edition of MIMS

New carbon footprint table from MIMS supports greener inhaler prescribing

Healthcare professionals can compare the carbon footprints...

A woman in an orange T-shirt stands in a field against a blue sky, taking a puff from her metered dose inhaler

Switching to dry powder inhaler 'halves asthma carbon footprint'

Switching from a pressurised metered dose inhaler (pMDI)...

Image of both strengths of Seffalair Spiromax inhaler side by side.

New salmeterol/fluticasone dry powder inhaler for asthma

Seffalair Spiromax is the sixth dry powder salmeterol/fluticasone...

The current print edition of MIMS open on a page showing the new leaf symbol next to the names of inhalers with lower carbon footprints.

MIMS introduces leaf symbol to support sustainable inhaler prescribing

A leaf symbol now appears in the print issue of MIMS...

 The white and red metered-dose Intal inhaler shown next to the box it is supplied in.

Intal asthma inhaler to be discontinued

The asthma preventer inhaler Intal (sodium cromoglicate)...

Further salmeterol/fluticasone MDI launched

Prescribers can now choose from seven metered-dose...

Additional tiotropium inhaler available to prescribe

Acopair is delivered by the dry powder NeumoHaler device.

Fourth formoterol/budesonide dry powder inhaler launched

WockAIR is a further alternative to Symbicort Turbohaler.

New triple combination dry powder inhaler launched for COPD

Trimbow NEXThaler is a breath-actuated dry powder inhaler...

Sustainable inhaler prescribing incentive announced

NHS England has introduced a new target for practices...

Branded generic of Fostair 100/6 pMDI launched for asthma and COPD

Luforbec 100/6 pressurised metered dose inhaler (pMDI)...

Third tiotropium inhaler adds to treatment options for COPD patients

Tiogiva is a new breath-actuated inhaler containing...

MIMS supplement on asthma and COPD published

The June issue of MIMS includes a MIMS+ supplement...

Fifth salmeterol/fluticasone dry powder inhaler launched

Fixkoh Airmaster is the fifth salmeterol/fluticasone...

Study links short-course oral steroids to severe adverse effects in children

Results from a recent study showed that use of a single...

Overuse of asthma reliever inhalers ‘a major contributor’ to CO2 emissions in respiratory care

Overuse of short-acting bronchodilator inhalers in...

Phyllocontin to be discontinued

Phyllocontin Continus 225mg and Phyllocontin Forte...

Third triple combination inhaler launched for COPD

Trixeo Aerosphere is a new treatment for COPD patients,...

New LABA/LAMA combination inhaler increases choice for COPD patients

Bevespi Aerosphere (formoterol/glycopyrronium) is a...