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Prescribing inhaled bronchodilators and inhaler devices

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Bronchodilators are used to treat conditions such Bronchodilators are used to treat conditions such as COPD

Inhaled bronchodilators act on the airways, including the trachea, the bronchi and bronchioles. They work by relaxing airway smooth muscle and are central to the treatment of airway disorders, such as asthma1 and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)2. There are two major classes of inhaled bronchodilators, beta2-adrenoceptor agonists and muscarinic receptor antagonists.3

Beta2-adrenoceptor agonists

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