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)Aminophylline (Phyllocontin Continus)
Atovaquone for pneumocystis pneumonia (Wellvone)Bambuterol tablets (Bambec)
Beclometasone inhaler (Asmabec Clickhaler, Clenil Modulite, Easyhaler Beclometasone Dipropionate, Qvar)Budesonide inhaler (Easyhaler Budesonide, Budelin Novolizer, Pulmicort)
Carbocisteine (Mucodyne)Ciclesonide inhaler (Alvesco)
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)
Mometasone inhaler (Asmanex)Montelukast for asthma (Singulair)
Nedocromil inhaler (Tilade)Olodaterol inhaler for COPD (Striverdi, Spiolto)
Salbutamol inhalerSalmeterol inhaler (Serevent, Neovent, Vertine)
Sodium cromoglicate inhaler (Intal)Terbutaline inhaler and nebuliser (Bricanyl)
Terbutaline tablets and syrup (Bricanyl)Theophylline (Nuelin SA, Slo-Phyllin, Uniphyllin Continus)
Tiotropium - a bronchodilator (Spiriva)Umeclidinium inhaler (Incruse)
Zafirlukast for asthma (Accolate)