Combination Inhaled Beta 2 Agonist & Corticosteroid

Last updated 30.03.12

 

Index

 

Definition

-  Combination inhaled beta 2 agonist & corticosteroid

 

Features

-  Bronchodilator

-  Acute prophylaxis of asthma attacks (exercise..)

 

Indication

-  Asthma preventer

-  Severe COPD wo improvement on Beta2 Agonists

 

Medications

-  Seritide (Fluticasone + Salmeterol)

-  Powder inhaler

-   50mcg/25mcg inh BD

-   125mcg/25mcg inh BD

-   250mcg/25mcg inh BD

-  Inhaler

-   100mcg/50mcg 2 inh  BD

-   250mcg/50mcg 2 inh BD

-   500mcg/50mcg 2 inh BD

-  Symbicort (Budesonide + Eformeterol)

-  Powder inhaler

-   200mcg/6mcg 1-2 inh BD

-   400mcg/12mcg 1-2 inh BD

-  Inhaler

-   100mcg/6mcg 1-2 inh  BD

 

 

 

 

 

References

 

Pic (Symbicort): www.drugcore.com/bencandy.php?fid=50&id=218920