Medicines & Drugs by category Medicines used to treat breathing problems

The leaflets in this section are authored by an experienced pharmacist. Pharmacists are experts in medicines. The medicines in this section include those used for treating problems with breathing such as asthma, hay fever and COPD. If you've ever thought "Who shouldn't take montelukast?", "How do I use my  salbutamol inhaler?", "How do I get the most from my tiotropium treatment?" or "What problems can theophylline cause?" information leaflets in this section will have answers for you.

Aclidinium inhaler (Eklira Genuair)Aminophylline (Phyllocontin Continus)
Atovaquone for pneumocystis pneumonia (Wellvone)Bambuterol tablets (Bambec)
Beclometasone inhalerBudesonide inhaler
Carbocisteine (Mucodyne)Ciclesonide inhaler
Colistimethate sodium for infection (Colobreathe, Colomycin, Promixin)Erdosteine capsules (Erdotin)
Ethambutol for tuberculosisFluticasone inhaler (Flixotide)
Formoterol (Formoterol Easyhaler, Atimos Modulite, Foradil, Oxis Turbohaler)Glycopyrronium (Seebri Breezhaler)
Indacaterol for COPD (Onbrez Breezhaler)Ipratropium - a bronchodilator (Atrovent; Respontin)
LevocetirizineMometasone inhaler
Montelukast for asthma (Singulair)Nedocromil inhaler (Tilade)
Olodaterol inhaler for COPD (Striverdi, Spiolto)Salbutamol inhaler
Salmeterol inhaler (Serevent, Neovent)Sodium cromoglicate inhaler (Intal)
Terbutaline inhaler and nebuliser (Bricanyl)Terbutaline tablets and syrup (Bricanyl)
TheophyllineTiotropium - a bronchodilator (Spiriva)
Umeclidinium inhaler (Incruse)Zafirlukast for asthma (Accolate)