Combination Long-Acting Bronchodilator and Anti-Inflammatory Medication

Reviewed by Ann Mullen, RN, CNS, AE-C, CDE, Barry J. Make, MD

These combination medications combine a 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.

 

Triple Combination Anti-Inflammatory, LAMA and LABA

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