Combination Long-Acting Bronchodilator and Anti-Inflammatory

Combination Long-Acting Bronchodilator and Anti-Inflammatory Medications for COPD

These combination medications combine a Long-Acting Bronchodilator (LABA) and anti-inflammatory medication (ICS). Anti-inflammatory medication helps reduce and prevent inflammation inside the airways.

LABA & ICS include:

  • Advair® (fluticasone and salmeterol), Take twice daily using Discus® or MDI.

  • Breo® (fluticasone and vilanterol), Take once daily using Ellipta®.

  • Symbicort® (budesonide and formoterol), Take once daily using MDI.

 

 

This information has been approved by Barry J. Make, MD and Ann Mullen, RN, CNS, MSN, AE-C (September 2016).