Inhaled bronchodilator medicines

Bronchodilator aerosols and inhalations

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The Inhaled bronchodilator medicines subcategory of medicines is also known as bronchodilator aerosols and inhalations.

Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

Related information - inhaled bronchodilator medicines


02 Feb 2017 COPD medicines include bronchodilators which widen airways in the lungs to make breathing easier, and inhaled corticosteroids which reduce inflammation and swelling. Find out more about COPD medicines.
02 Feb 2017 Using your inhaler correctly is important. Find out about common inhaler mistakes and when to check your technique.
For health professionals (Medicine)
13 Jun 2014 Prescribe inhaled medicines to achieve asthma control with the minimum effective preventer treatment. Find out more:
(Medical test)
30 Apr 2014 A doctor may recommend a trial of asthma medicines to help diagnose asthma. Find out how they work
30 Apr 2014 Most people will need medicines to help treat their asthma, even when they don’t have symptoms. Find out about the different types and how to use them most effectively.
30 Apr 2014 Asthma reliever medicines, also called 'bronchodilators', usually come in an inhaler or 'puffer'. They give quick relief for symptoms like wheeze, chest tightness, cough, and shortness of breath. Find out more.
(Consumer publication)
01 Apr 2014 This Medicine Update is for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are taking, or thinking about taking, glycopyrronium bromide.
20 Dec 2013 Fixed-dose combination medicines (FDCs) should be chosen according to clinical need, not solely based on possible improved adherence, convenience or cost advantages
(Media release)
18 Oct 2013 As Be Medicinewise Week comes to an end NPS MedicineWise is reminding people in bushfire and smoke affected areas to remember to store and manage their medicines wisely despite the emergency conditions.
(Media release)
01 Jun 2012 Writing in the latest edition of Australian Prescriber, Associate Professor Helen Reddel of the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research says that personal asthma action plans are an important part of helping people recognise and respond to worsening asthma. However, only a small minority of adults have worked with their health professional to write one.

Active ingredients used in inhaled bronchodilator medicines