DEVICE & DOSING

flutiform – a familiar device that’s simple to train everyday asthma patients to use1

50/5 <span class="lowercase">μg</span>

50/5 μg

Adults and adolescents
(≥12 years)

£14.40

125/5 <span class="lowercase">μg</span>

125/5 μg

Adults and adolescents
(≥12 years)

£28.00

250/10 <span class="lowercase">μg</span>

250/10 μg

Adults only
(≥18 years)

£45.56

When using an MDI without a dose counter, up to 40% of patients believe that they are taking their medication when they are actuating an empty or near empty MDI2

flutiform has a patient facing colour-coded dose indicator3 – designed to help medication compliance

Each inhaler contains 120 actuations and the dosing schedule is two puffs, twice daily.3

References

  1. Bell D, Mansfield L, Lomax M. A Randomized, Crossover Trial Evaluating Patient Handling, Preference, and Ease of Use of the Fluticasone Propionate/Formoterol Breath-Triggered Inhaler. J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv. 2017 Dec;30(6):425-434
  2. Conner JB, Buck PO. Improving asthma management: the case for mandatory inclusion of dose counters on all rescue bronchodilators.
    J Asthma 213;50(6):658-63.
  3. Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited. flutiform® summary of product characteristics. (Last updated: August 2015). http://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/26954 [Accessed February 2018].