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Sample Topic: Asthma

Asthma : Last revised in December 2013


Short-acting beta2-agonists (pMDI)

Salbutamol 100mcg CFC-free MDI: 1-2 puffs upto 4 times a day

  • Age from 5 years onwards
  • Salbutamol 100micrograms/dose inhaler CFC free. 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.

Multi-therapy: Airomir 100mcg MDI + Infant AeroChamber Plus + mask

Airomir 100mcg CFC-free MDI: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 1 month to 1 year 11 months
  • Airomir 100micrograms/dose inhaler (Teva UK Ltd). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day using the spacer, 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.

AeroChamber Plus + infant face mask

  • Age from 1 month to 1 year 11 months
  • AeroChamber Plus with infant mask. Use to aid inhalation. Supply 1 spacer.
  • Licensed use: no – misc item available on the NHS

Multi-therapy: Airomir 100mcg MDI + Child AeroChamber Plus + mask

Airomir 100mcg CFC-free MDI: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 2 to 4 years 11 months
  • Airomir 100micrograms/dose inhaler (Teva UK Ltd). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day using the spacer, 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.

AeroChamber Plus + child face mask

  • Age from 2 to 4 years 11 months
  • AeroChamber Plus with child mask. Use to aid inhalation. Supply 1 spacer.
  • Licensed use: no – misc item available on the NHS

Airomir 100mcg CFC-free MDI: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 5 years onwards
  • Airomir 100micrograms/dose 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.

Multi-therapy: Ventolin 100mcg MDI + Volumatic + mask

Ventolin 100mcg CFC-free MDI: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 1 month to 4 years 11 months
  • Ventolin 100micrograms/dose Evohaler (GlaxoSmithKline). Inhale one to two puffs up to four times a day using the spacer, 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.

Volumatic + face mask

  • Age from 1 month to 4 years 11 months
  • Volumatic with paediatric mask. Use to aid inhalation. Supply 1 spacer.
  • Licensed use: no – misc item available on the NHS

Ventolin 100mcg CFC-free MDI: 1-2 puffs up to 4 times a day

  • Age from 5 years onwards
  • Ventolin 100micrograms/dose Evohaler (GlaxoSmithKline). 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.