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New MIMS table helps prescribers choose asthma inhalers

New MIMS table helps prescribers choose asthma inhalers

Prescribers can now turn to a handy MIMS comparison...

LABA/Corticosteroid Combination Inhalers for the Treatment of Asthma

LABA/Corticosteroid Combination Inhalers for the Treatment of Asthma

Key information on asthma combination inhalers.

New salmeterol/fluticasone breath-actuated inhaler for asthma and COPD

New salmeterol/fluticasone breath-actuated inhaler for asthma and COPD

Fusacomb Easyhaler (salmeterol/fluticasone) is a new...

Inhalers, a Guide to Breath-Actuated Devices

Inhalers, a Guide to Breath-Actuated Devices

Key features of dry powder and aerosol inhalers.

Are you up to date with the latest inhalers?

Are you up to date with the latest inhalers?

View images and key features of inhalers and other...

Fluticasone/formoterol asthma combination available in new device

Fluticasone/formoterol asthma combination available in new device

Flutiform K-haler (fluticasone/formoterol) is a new...

New corticosteroid MDI option for asthma patients

New corticosteroid MDI option for asthma patients

Kelhale is a new metered-dose beclometasone inhaler...

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

The new pressurised metered-dose inhaler (MDI) Combisal...

Pressurised metered dose inhalers: MHRA warns of cap inhalation risk

Pressurised metered dose inhalers: MHRA warns of cap inhalation risk

Reports of inhaler mouthpiece covers being accidentally...

One week of steroids 'as effective as two weeks' for severe COPD

One week of steroids 'as effective as two weeks' for severe COPD

A shorter course of steroids lasting 3 to 7 days appears...

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium) is now licensed for use...

Capsule inhalation warning for tiotropium inhaler

Capsule inhalation warning for tiotropium inhaler

Train patients prescribed Braltus (tiotropium) in the...

Three-quarters of COPD cases linked to childhood risk factors

Three-quarters of COPD cases linked to childhood risk factors

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) frequently...

SMART therapy linked to better asthma outcomes

SMART therapy linked to better asthma outcomes

Single maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART) is...

Increasing inhaled steroid doses may not prevent asthma exacerbations in children

Increasing inhaled steroid doses may not prevent asthma exacerbations in children

Children with mild to moderate asthma do not benefit...

New biologic for severe eosinophilic asthma

New biologic for severe eosinophilic asthma

Benralizumab (Fasenra) is the latest biologic to be...

Quadrupling steroid dose reduces risk of asthma exacerbations

Quadrupling steroid dose reduces risk of asthma exacerbations

Temporarily increasing the inhaled glucocorticoid dose...

New once-daily triple combination inhaler for COPD

New once-daily triple combination inhaler for COPD

Trelegy Ellipta is the second 3-in-1 treatment for...

First NICE asthma guideline recommends oral treatment before LABA

First NICE asthma guideline recommends oral treatment before LABA

NICE suggests offering a leukotriene receptor antagonist...

Combined LABA/steroid inhaler added to Easyhaler range

Combined LABA/steroid inhaler added to Easyhaler range

Fobumix Easyhaler 320/9 (budesonide/formoterol) is...