Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and environs APC Formulary
Maintained by Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
3 Respiratory system

Prescribing inhalers

• Prescribe by brand or branded-generic name to ensure patients receive the device they are used to.
• Check licensed indication (differences among brands).
• Be aware of differences in excipients among the different brands.

03-15 Cystic Fibrosis

Lumacaftor-ivacaftor Orkambi®

In line with NICE

Link  NICE TA 398: Lumacaftor–ivacaftor for treating cystic fibrosis homozygous for the F508del mutation

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