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Tiotropium Respimat® 2.5microgram solution for inhalation

Indication

Asthma

Amber level 0

Brand:

Spiriva Respimat

Nice TA:

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

No

BNF chapter:
Respiratory system

Background

Tiotropium 2.5 micrograms (Spiriva Respimat) is recommended as add-on maintenance bronchodilator treatment in adult patients with asthma who meet all of the following criteria:
• persistent airflow limitation demonstrated by a FEV1 80% predicted and a ratio of FEV1/FVC 70% and
• currently treated with the maintenance combination of inhaled corticosteroids (≥ 800 micrograms budesonide/day or equivalent*) and long-acting β2 agonists and
• experienced one or more severe exacerbations in the previous year.

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

Amber level 0

Reason for decision:

Suitable for GP prescribing following recommendation/initiation by specialist

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Last Updated: 01 - Feb - 2015