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Medications for COPD, Maintenance

Other names: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 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 used to treat COPD, Maintenance

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
aclidinium / formoterol Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: aclidinium / formoterol systemic

Brand name:  Duaklir Pressair

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

budesonide / formoterol / glycopyrrolate 10 1 review
Rx N X

Generic name: budesonide / formoterol / glycopyrrolate systemic

Brand name:  Breztri Aerosphere

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

Duaklir Pressair Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: aclidinium / formoterol systemic

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

formoterol / glycopyrrolate 9.0 2 reviews
Rx N X

Generic name: formoterol / glycopyrrolate systemic

Brand name:  Bevespi Aerosphere

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

olodaterol Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: olodaterol systemic

Brand name:  Striverdi Respimat

Drug class: adrenergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

revefenacin Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: revefenacin systemic

Brand name:  Yupelri

Drug class: anticholinergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Striverdi Respimat Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: olodaterol systemic

Drug class: adrenergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Yupelri Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: revefenacin systemic

Drug class: anticholinergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Bevespi Aerosphere 9.0 2 reviews
Rx N X

Generic name: formoterol / glycopyrrolate systemic

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

fluticasone / vilanterol 5.2 14 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: fluticasone / vilanterol systemic

Brand name:  Breo Ellipta

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

glycopyrrolate 4.5 2 reviews
Rx B N X

Generic name: glycopyrrolate systemic

Brand name:  Lonhala Magnair

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics, anticholinergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Lonhala Magnair 8.0 1 review
Rx B N X

Generic name: glycopyrrolate systemic

Drug class: anticholinergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

olodaterol / tiotropium 8.9 7 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: olodaterol / tiotropium systemic

Brand name:  Stiolto Respimat

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

umeclidinium 4.3 8 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: umeclidinium systemic

Brand name:  Incruse Ellipta

Drug class: anticholinergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Xopenex Concentrate Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: levalbuterol systemic

Drug class: adrenergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

aclidinium 8.4 8 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: aclidinium systemic

Brand name:  Tudorza Pressair

Drug class: anticholinergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

arformoterol 9.6 10 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: arformoterol systemic

Brand name:  Brovana

Drug class: adrenergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Ipratropium Inhalation Aerosol Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: ipratropium systemic

Drug class: anticholinergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

roflumilast 5.0 17 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: roflumilast systemic

Brand name:  Daliresp

Drug class: selective phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

salmeterol 8.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: salmeterol systemic

Brand name:  Serevent Diskus

Drug class: adrenergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

umeclidinium / vilanterol 9.6 6 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: umeclidinium / vilanterol systemic

Brand name:  Anoro Ellipta

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

Foradil Aerolizer 9.7 3 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: formoterol systemic

Drug class: adrenergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Perforomist 8.0 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: formoterol systemic

Drug class: adrenergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Serevent Diskus Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: salmeterol systemic

Drug class: adrenergic bronchodilators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Stiolto Respimat 8.9 7 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: olodaterol / tiotropium systemic

Drug class: bronchodilator combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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