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    Cayston
    Gilead
    RX
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    Cayston

    Monobactams. Aztreonam 75 mg.
    VIAL (pwdr. & solven. for nebuliser sol.): 2 ml ×75 mg.  Pts. should use a bronchodilator before each dose of Aztreonam. Short act. bronchodilators can be taken between 15 min. and 4 hrs. and long act. bronchodilat. can be taken between 30 min. and 12 hrs. prior to each dose of Aztreonam. For pts. taking multiple inhal. therap., the recomm. order of admin. is as follows: 1. broncho-dilator 2. mucolytics 3. and lastly, Aztreonam. Adult. & child. 6 yrs and old.: 75 mg ×3/d per 24 hrs. for 28 d. should be taken at least 4 hrs. apart. May be taken in repeat. cycles of 28 d. on ther. follow. by 28 d. off Aztreonam ther. See lit.
    Indic. for the suppres. ther. of chron. pulmon. infect. due to P. Aeruginosa in pts. with CF aged 6 yrs. and older. Consid. should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibact. agents.
    C/I: Hypersens.

    Pulmozyme
    Roche
    RX
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    Pulmozyme

    rhDNase. Dornase Alpha 2500 IU / 2.5 ml.
    INHAL SOLN: (single-use amps): 30 x 2.5
    mg/2.5 ml. Use dly. in conjunct. with
    standard ther. Not for pts. under 5 yrs.
    or with FVC < 40%.
    Cystic fibrosis.

    Spiriva Respimat
    Boehringer Ingelheim
    RX
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    Spiriva Respimat

    Anticholinergic. Tiotropium 2.5 mcg.
    SOL. FOR INHAL. (in a Respimat inhaler): 60 actuations (30 med. doses).
    2 puffs from the Respimat inhal. comprise one med. dose. The recomm. dose for adults is 5 mcg. tiotropium given as 2 puffs from the Respimat inhal. once dly., at the same time of the day. The recomm. dose should not be exceeded. In the tmt. of asthma the full benefit will be apparent after several doses of the med. product.
    COPD: Maintenance bronchodilator tmt. to relieve sympt. of pts. with COPD. Asthma Indicated as an add-on maintenance bronchodilator tmt. in adult pts. with asthma who are currently treated with the maintenance comb. of inhaled corticosteroids (≥800 μg budesonide/day or equivalent) and long-acting ß2 ag. and who experienced one or more severe exacerbations in the previous year.
    C/I: Hypersens. to tiotropium bromide, atropine or its derivate., e.g. ipratropium or oxitropium.

    Tobi Podhaler 28 mg
    Novartis
    RX
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    Tobi Podhaler 28 mg

    Aminoglycoside. Tobramycin 28 mg.
    HARD CAPS (inhalat. pwdr): 224. Adults/
    child over 6 yrs: 4 caps 2 x dly (BID),
    taken in alt. cycles of 28 days on drugs
    follow. by 28 days off. To be inhaled as
    close as poss. to 12 hrs. apart, no less
    than 6 hrs. apart.
    Suppress. ther. chron. pulmonary infect.
    due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in adults,
    child > 6 yrs with CF.
    C/I: Hypersens to active subs./excips.,
    Aminoglycosides.


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