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Respiratory Meds

Allergy & Asthma

Define Short-acting beta 2- agonist bronchodilators Relax tight muscles in airways and offer quick relief of symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath for 3 - 6 hours.
Define Long-acting beta2-agonist bronchodilators Relax tight muscles in airways and offer lasting relief of symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath for at least 12 hours.
Define Inhaled corticosteroids Reduce and prevent swelling of airway tissue; they do NOT relieve sudden symptoms of coughing, wheezing or shortness of breath.
Define LABA Combination of medications containing both inhaled corticosteroid and long acting- beta 2- agonist. LABA
Define LAMA Contain both long acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) and long acting beta 2- agonist (LABA)
Define Muscaranic antagonist (anticholinergic) bronchodilators Relieve cough, sputum production, wheeze and chest tightness associated with chronic lung diseases.
Name 5 short acting beta2 -agonist bronchodilators 1. ProAir HFA- albuterol sulfate 2. ProAir RespiClick- albuterol inhalation powder 3. Proventil HFA- Albuterol 4. Ventolin HFA-Albuterol 5. Xopenex HFA- Levabuterol tartrate Tx Asthma patients
Name 3 Long acting beta 2 agonist bronchodilators 1. Arcapta Neohaler- inhalation powde- COPD 2. Severent Diskus- Salmuterol- inhalation powder-Asthma 3. Striverdi Resprimat- COPD
Inhaled corticosteroids steroids 1.Aerospan 2.Alvesco HFA 3.Arnuity Ellipta 4.Asmanex HFA 5.Asmanex Twisthaler 6.Flovent Diskus 7.Flovent HFA 8.Pulmicort Flexhaler 9.QVAR HFA Tx. for Asthma Patients
Combination meds for LABA 1. Advair Diskus- Asthma and COPD 2. Advair HFA- Asthma only 3. Breo Ellipta-Asthma and COPD 4.Dulera- Asthma 5. Symbicort HFA- Asthma and COPD
Combination meds for LAMA & LABA 1. Anoro Ellipta-COPD 2.Stiolto Respimat-COPD 3.Utbron Neohaler- COPD
Name anticholinergic bronchodilators 1.Atrovent-COPD 2. Seebri- COPD 3. Incruse- COPD 4. Spiriva- COPD 5. Spriva Respimat- COPD Asthma 6.Tudorza-COPD
Anticholinergic Combination med Short acting: Combivent (ipatroprium bromide & albuterol)- COPD
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