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Sample Topic: Asthma

Asthma : Last revised in December 2013


Short-acting beta2-agonists (alternative devices)

Airomir 100mcg Autohaler: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 5 years onwards
  • Airomir 100micrograms/dose Autohaler (Teva UK Ltd). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Asmasal Clickhaler: 1 to 2 puffs up to four times a day

  • Age from 5 years onwards
  • Asmasal 95micrograms/dose Clickhaler (UCB Pharma Ltd). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instruction provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Cyclocaps salbutamol 200mcg: 1 puff up to four times a day

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Salbutamol 200 Cyclocaps (Teva UK Ltd). Inhale the contents of one capsule up to four times a day via the cyclohaler, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 120 capsules.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Cyclocaps 200mcg salbutamol: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Salbutamol 200 Cyclocaps (Teva UK Ltd). Inhale the contents of one to two capsules up to four times a day via the cyclohaler, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 120 capsules.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Easyhaler Salbutamol 100mcg: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 5 years onwards
  • Easyhaler Salbutamol sulphate 100micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler (Ranbaxy (UK) Ltd). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Pulvinal Salbutamol 200mcg: 1 puff up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 6 years onwards
  • Pulvinal Salbutamol 200micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler (Trinity-Chiesi Pharmaceuticals Ltd). Inhale one puff up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 100 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Salamol Easibreathe 100mcg: 1-2 puffs up to four times a day

  • Age from 5 years onwards
  • Salamol 100micrograms/dose Easi-Breathe inhaler (Teva UK Ltd). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Salbulin Novolizer 100mcg: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 6 years onwards
  • Novolizer Salbulin 100micrograms/dose inhalation powder (Meda Pharmaceuticals Ltd). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Salbutamol Accuhaler 200mcg: 1 puff up to four times a day

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Ventolin 200micrograms/dose Accuhaler (GlaxoSmithKline). Inhale one puff up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 60 dose unit.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Salbutamol Accuhaler 200mcg: 1 to 2 puffs up to four times a day

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Ventolin 200micrograms/dose Accuhaler (GlaxoSmithKline). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 60 dose unit.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Terbutaline Turbohaler 500mcg: 1 puff up to four times a day

  • Age from 5 years onwards
  • Terbutaline 500micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler. Inhale one puff up to four times a day, when required to relieve breathlessness. Supply 1 100 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly. Rinse your mouth with water after each use.