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 Formulary Chapter 3: Respiratory system - Full Chapter
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View the local COPD Inhaled Therapy Prescribing Guidance here

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03.01.02  Expand sub section  Antimuscarinic bronchodilators
AclidiniumBlack Triangle (Eklira Genuair)
(DPI)
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Green

note Prescribing by brand name recommended

Licensed for COPD only, not for asthma

 
   
GlycopyrroniumBlack Triangle (Seebri Breezhaler)
(inhalation powder capsules)
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Green

note Prescribing by brand name recommended

Licensed for COPD only, not for asthma

 
   
Ipratropium
(MDI/nebules)
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Green
 
   
Tiotropium
(inhalation powder capsules/inhalation solution)
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Green

Restricted Item In UHS initiated by respiratory centre only.

note Prescribing by brand name recommended

Inhalation powder caps licensed for COPD only, not for asthma.

 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update May 2018: Braltus (tiotropium): risk of inhalation of capsule if placed in the mouthpiece of the inhaler
   
UmeclidiniumBlack Triangle (Incruse Ellipta)
(DPI)
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Green

note Prescribing by brand name recommended

Licensed for COPD only, not for asthma

 
   
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Status Description

Green

Suitable for prescribing by all in both primary and secondary care.  

Amber Recommended

Specialist recommended but suitable for continuation in primary care.  

Amber Initiation

Specialist initiated but suitable for continuation in primary care.  

Amber SCG

Specialist initiated and for continuation in primary care under a locally approved shared care guideline.  

Red

Suitable for prescribing in specialist settings (secondary care) only.   

Red Specialist Centre

Secondary care medicines to be used under specialised commissioning arrangements only.  

Blue

For primary care, either via FP10 or supplied through specialist services. These products may be stocked by hospital pharmacies only for supply to primary care units/wards or for continuing supplies for patients admitted on therapy.  

Black

Not recommended for use.  

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