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New Respiratory Products & Devices
Thursday, 04 September 2014 00:29

There are whole new raft of respiratory medications due to be released on the PBS soon.  Below is a list of these to date:

 

Novartis has released a new COPD product which is a combination of a LAMA glycopyronium bromide called Seebri and a LABA indacaterol maleate called Onbrez.  The combination is called Ultibro and comes in a breezehaler and is used once daily.  It will be listed on thet PBS later in the year.

 

Meda Pharmaceutical has released a new drug for allergic rhinitis azelastane hydrochloride and fluticasone called Dymista.  It is for adults and children over 12 years with allergic rhinitis.  It has a fast onset and is given BD.

 

Menarini has released a new COPD medication aclidinium bromide called Bretaris.  It comes in a device called Genuair and is used twice daily.  It will be on the PBS later in the year.

 

GlaxoSmithKline are due to release a new asthma and COPD combination product ICS fluticasone furoate and LABA vilanterol called Breo Ellipta.  It comes in a device called Ellipta and is used once daily.

 
 
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