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 Formulary Chapter 3: Respiratory system - Full Chapter
Notes:

The Rightbreathe website is an online tool designed to assist with the selection, prescribing and on-going use of inhalers.  It covers all inhaler and spacer devices licensed for asthma and COPD in the UK.  Clinicians should note that the website refers to prescribing pathways in London and these may not be in line with those agreed in Dorset. 

To view the British Lung Foundation COPD Patient Passport please click here

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03.01.05  Expand sub section  Peak flow meters, inhaler devices and nebulisers
03.01.05  Expand sub section  Peak flow meters
03.01.05  Expand sub section  Drug delivery devices
AeroChamber Plus
View adult BNF View childrens BNF  Track Changes
First Choice
Green
First line spacer option. 
Volumatic
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First Choice
Green
First line spacer option. 
Vortex Spacer
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First Choice
Green
First line spacer option.

Not at RBCH 
AeroChamber Plus Flo-Vu
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First Choice
Green

First line spacer option.

 
Haleraid (Haleraid)
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Formulary
Red
Cannot be prescribed on FP10 
   
03.01.05  Expand sub section  Nebulisers
03.01.05  Expand sub section  Nebuliser Diluent to top
 ....
 Non Formulary Items
Drug Delivery Device  (Able Spacer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Babyhaler)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (E-Z Spacer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (E-Z Spacer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Nebuchamber)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Nebuhaler)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Pocket Chamber®)

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Non Formulary
 
Drug Delivery Device  (Spinhaler®)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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note Notes
Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
Display tracking information
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Green

May be initiated, stabilised and maintained in primary, secondary or tertiary care  

Amber

Amber drug - without shared care  

Amber SCG

Amber drug - with shared care guideline  

Red

For secondary or tertiary care initiation and long-term maintenance of prescribing  

Black

Not recommended  

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