Other respiratory medicines and devices

Other respiratory agents

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The Other respiratory medicines and devices subcategory of medicines is also known as other respiratory agents.

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.

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06 May 2014 Reference sources and further reading for information on Inhaler devices for respiratory medicines (eg. for asthma)
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06 May 2014 Learn about the different inhaler devices for respiratory medicines (such as for asthma) and how to use them effectively. These include inhalers/puffers, spacers, and nebulisers.
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06 May 2014 Learn which respiratory medicines (e.g. for asthma or COPD) are available as inhalers and nebulisers.
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06 May 2014 A nebuliser is a device used to deliver inhaled medicines to treat respiratory conditions (e.g. asthma). Read who it is suitable for, and how to use it properly.
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06 May 2014 Dry powder inhalers, such as the Accuhaler, Turbuhaler, or HandiHaler, are used as respiratory medicines (e.g. for asthma). Learn how to use them correctly.
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06 May 2014 Pressurised metered-dose inhalers (also know as pMDIs or “puffers”) are used for respiratory medicines (e.g. to treat asthma). Learn how to use them correctly.
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06 May 2014 Learn what questions to ask your health professional about inhalers and nebulisers (eg. for asthma medicines).
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06 May 2014 Find out what a spacer does and how to use it properly when taking inhaled medicines (e.g. for asthma).
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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.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
30 Aug 2002 Information on initial asthma drug therapy, what to do if control not achieved, and the asthma 3+ plan. Sample feedback prescribing data is also provided.

Active ingredients used in other respiratory medicines and devices