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New treatment for people with asthma

Fluticasone furoate with vilanterol (brand name Breo Ellipta) is a new treatment option for people with asthma that cannot be controlled with low-dose combination preventer treatments.

It may be suitable for you if you need a medium- or high-dose inhaled combination preventer medicine to achieve and maintain good asthma control.

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Unexpected deaths from legitimate opioid prescribing

Opioid abuse is widespread, but did you know that a significant number of oxycodone-related deaths occur among people taking oxycodone as prescribed for pain management?

Consider how you can reduce opioid use and abuse through an awareness of the latest guidelines and considering alternative pain management strategies.

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