Asthma Med quick conversion guide AIM Clinic

Combination Asthma Controller Med

ICS Dose: LOW

ICS Dose: Medium

ICS Dose: High

notes

 

Advair

(fluticasone/salmeterol)

 

100/50 1 puff BID

250/ 50 1 puff BID

500 / 50 1 puff BID

Diskus

45/21 2 puffs BID

115/21 2 puffs BID

230/21 2 puffs BID

HFA

 

Dulera (mometasone/ formoterol)

 

Not available

100/5 2 puffs BID

200/5 2 puffs BID

MDI

Symbicort (budesonide/formoterol)

Previous ICS dose low to medium: 80/4.5 2puffs BID

 

Previous ICS dose medium to high:

160/4.5 2 puffs BID

 

MDI

Breo Ellipta

Fluticasone furoate /
Vilanterol

 

100 mcg/ 25 mcg 1 puff once daily

*approved for COPD only

 

 

 

Generic Name

Brand Name

beclomethasone

QVAR

budesonide

Pulmicort

ciclesonide

Alvesco

flunisolide

Aerospan/Aerobid

fluticasone

Flovent

mometasone

Asmanex Twisthaler

Triamcinolone

Azmacort