AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide


Last updated July 2018
 

Anticholinergics: Used to prevent asthma symptoms (many are only approved for COPD)

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Name

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Brand Name

Usual Dosage

Product Links (if available)

Anticholinergics

Aclidinium Bromide (400 mcg)

 

Tudorza Pressair

COPD - adults
1 puff 2 times a day

Tudorza Website
 

Glycopyrrolate   Seebri Neohaler Maintenance treatment of COPD
1 dose twice a day
Seebri Website

Ipratropium Bromide/Albuterol
 

 

Combivent® Respimat®
 

For relief of bronchospasm of COPD. Approved for adults with COPD: 1 puff 4 times daily.

Combivent Website

 

Ipratropium
Bromide HFA

Short-Acting Beta-Agonists (SABAs)

Atrovent HFA
Inhalation Aerosol

For relief of bronchospasm of COPD.

Age 12 and above:
2 inhalations every 6 hours.
 

Atrovent HFA Package Insert




 

Tiotropium

(1.25 mcg)




 

  Spiriva
Respimat






 
Maintenance treatment of asthma 6 and above.

2 puffs (2.5 mcg) daily

Exists as a 2.5 mcg per puff device for COPD in adults
2 puffs (5 mcg) daily
 
Spiriva Website






 

Tiotropium Bromide Inhalation Powder







 

 

 

 

 

Short-Acting Beta-Agonists (SABAs)

Spiriva HandiHaler

Spiriva is the capsule of Tiotropium.

HandiHaler is the device used to breath in the Spiriva.


 

For long-term relief of bronchospasm of COPD.

Approved for adults with COPD.

One capsule once a day taken with the HandiHaler.







 

Spiriva Website













 
Umeclidinium


 
  Incruse Ellipta

 
COPD Maintenance
Treatment Adults

1 puff per day
Incruse Website


 
Combination
Fluticasone furoate, umeclidinium and vilanterol   Trelegy Ellipta

 
Maintenance treatment of COPD

1 puff per day   
Trelegy Website


 
Glycopyrrolate/
Formoterol Fumarate

 
  Bevespi
Aerosphere

 
COPD Maintenance
Treatment Adults

2 puffs twice a day
Bevespi Website


 
Indacaterol/glycopyrrolate

 
  Utibron
Neohaler
 
COPD

1 dose twice a day
Utibron Website

 

Tiotropium 2.5 mcg and Olodaterol 2.5 mcg

 

Stiolto Respimat
 

COPD- adults
2 puffs daily 
 

Stiolto Website

 

Umeclidinium and Vilanterol


 
  Anoro
Ellipta
62.5.25 mcg

 
Maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in COPD

One inhalation once a day
 
Anoro Website



 


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