Most Read Articles
Dr. Wong Soon Tee, 28 May 2020
Acne is a common skin problem seen in primary care. Dr Wong Soon Tee of Assurance Skin Clinic at Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore shares his insights with Pearl Toh on how to manage acne in the primary care setting.
Pearl Toh, 26 Sep 2019
The Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has recalled eight brands of ranitidine products containing trace amounts of the nitrosamine impurity NDMA*, which is a potential human carcinogen.
Rachel Soon, 24 Apr 2019

With recent recalls of losartan-containing products contaminated by potentially carcinogenic nitrosamines, MIMS speaks to the Malaysian National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) for more details.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 25 Jun 2020

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors may have a reduced risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with those treated with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (csDMARDs), according to an observational study presented at EULAR 2020.

Product Highlight - Spiolto Respimat

01 May 2018
SPIOLTO RESPIMAT - Tiotropium 2.5 mcg, Olodaterol 2.5 mcg inhalation soln - Boehringer Ingelheim

The Only LAMA/LABA with the active ingredient of SPIRIVA inside (Tiotropium)
Start SPIOLTO RESPIMAT early for your patients
• Starts working within 5 minutes after the first dose1
• Improves lung function, lasts for 24 hours1,2
• Consistently reduces the need for rescue medication beyond SPIRIVA7
• Contains SPIRIVA which has unsurpassed long-term data in EXACERBATION3
• Respimat is designed for deep lung deposition4-6 and all your patients need to do
  is breathe in naturally7

References:
1. SPIOLTO RESPIMAT Summary of Product Characteristics, March 2016
2. Beeh KM. Pulm Pharmacol Ther 2015;32:53-59.
3. Tashkin DP, et al. N Engl J Med 2008;21:159-168.
4. Newman SP, et al. Chest 1998;113:957-963
5. Pitcairn G, et al. J Aerosol Med 2005;18:264-272.
6. Peterson JB, et al. J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Del 2008;21:159-168.
7. SPIRIVA RESPIMAT Summary of Product Characteristics, Nov 2017

Further information is available in section 3b and mims.com.
Full prescribing information is available upon request.

Related MIMS Drugs

Digital Edition
Asia's trusted medical magazine for healthcare professionals. Get your MIMS Pharmacist - Malaysia digital copy today!
Sign In To Download
Editor's Recommendations
Most Read Articles
Dr. Wong Soon Tee, 28 May 2020
Acne is a common skin problem seen in primary care. Dr Wong Soon Tee of Assurance Skin Clinic at Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore shares his insights with Pearl Toh on how to manage acne in the primary care setting.
Pearl Toh, 26 Sep 2019
The Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has recalled eight brands of ranitidine products containing trace amounts of the nitrosamine impurity NDMA*, which is a potential human carcinogen.
Rachel Soon, 24 Apr 2019

With recent recalls of losartan-containing products contaminated by potentially carcinogenic nitrosamines, MIMS speaks to the Malaysian National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) for more details.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 25 Jun 2020

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors may have a reduced risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with those treated with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (csDMARDs), according to an observational study presented at EULAR 2020.