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Fostair

POM
Read time: 30 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Asthma

Fostair is indicated in the regular treatment of asthma where use of a combination product (inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta2-agonist) is appropriate:

- patients not adequately controlled with inhaled corticosteroids and 'as needed' inhaled rapid-acting beta2-agonist or

- patients already adequately controlled on both inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta2-agonists.

COPD

Symptomatic treatment of patients with severe COPD (FEV1 < 50% predicted normal) and a history of repeated exacerbations, who have significant symptoms despite regular therapy with long-acting bronchodilators.

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