Tag Archives: Combination Inhalers

Relievers – long acting – inhalers

Long-acting bronchodilators should only be taken along with inhaled corticosteroids – this is usually done as part of a combination inhaler but can be given as a separate inhaler as long as you are also taking the inhaled corticosteroid regularly. Please note: These are the most commonly used inhalers at the time of publication of […]

Combination inhalers

Steroid inhalers are useful in more severe COPD or if you experience frequent flare ups/exacerbations. They can help to prevent flare ups of your COPD and need to be taken regularly, as they do not have their effect straight away. If a steroid and a long acting bronchodilator are needed regularly, it is easier to […]