Boehringer's COPD spray Combivent Respimat gets FDA approval

10/9/2011 | Family Practice News · Medscape (free registration)

The FDA approved Combivent Respimat Inhalation Spray, Boehringer Ingelheim's treatment for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The therapy comprises albuterol sulfate and ipratropium bromide. It is a "suitable alternative" to chlorofluorocarbon-based Combivent inhalation aerosol, which will be phased out after Dec. 31, 2013, according to an FDA statement.

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