COPD, Maintenance Medications
Definition of COPD, Maintenance:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of disorders that damage the lungs, making breathing increasingly difficult over time. Maintenance of COPD refers to the extent to which the patient continues good health practices without supervision, incorporating them into a general lifestyle. Treatment might include quitting smoking, environmental changes and medication.
Drugs associated with COPD, Maintenance
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of COPD, Maintenance. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
Synonym(s): Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Maintenance