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).