intelog Respiratory Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the intelog editors to support primary care prescribing for respiratory disorders, including asthma and COPD

Latest news

New corticosteroid MDI option for asthma patients

New corticosteroid MDI option for asthma patients

Kelhale is a new metered-dose beclometasone inhaler...

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

The new pressurised metered-dose inhaler (MDI) Combisal...

Pressurised metered dose inhalers: MHRA warns of cap inhalation risk

Pressurised metered dose inhalers: MHRA warns of cap inhalation risk

Reports of inhaler mouthpiece covers being accidentally...

One week of steroids 'as effective as two weeks' for severe COPD

One week of steroids 'as effective as two weeks' for severe COPD

A shorter course of steroids lasting 3 to 7 days appears...

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium) is now licensed for use...




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Useful websites and online tools to support prescribing for respiratory conditions.

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