BUDESONIDE AND FORMOTEROL FUMARATE (BREYNA) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

BUDESONIDE AND FORMOTEROL FUMARATE

What is the Trade Name for BUDESONIDE AND FORMOTEROL FUMARATE

BREYNA

What is the Indication for BUDESONIDE AND FORMOTEROL FUMARATE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE BREYNA is a combination product containing a corticosteroid and a long-acting beta 2 -adrenergic agonist indicated for: ‚Ä¢ Treatment of asthma in patients 6 years of age and older. ( 1.1 ) ‚Ä¢ Maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction and reducing exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. ( 1.2 ) Important limitations: ‚Ä¢ Not indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm. ( 1.1 , 1.2 ) 1.1 Treatment of Asthma BREYNA is indicated for the treatment of asthma in patients 6 years of age and older. BREYNA should be used for patients not adequately controlled on a long-term asthma-control medication such as an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) or whose disease warrants initiation of treatment with both an inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta 2 -adrenergic agonist (LABA). Important Limitations of Use: ‚Ä¢ BREYNA is NOT indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm. 1.2 Maintenance Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease BREYNA 160 mcg/4.5 mcg is indicated for the maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. BREYNA 160 mcg/4.5 mcg is also indicated to reduce exacerbations of COPD. BREYNA 160 mcg/4.5 mcg is the only strength indicated for the treatment of COPD. Important Limitations of Use: ‚Ä¢ BREYNA is NOT indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm.

 

 

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