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formoterol 12 micrograms metered dose inhaler (Atimos Modulite®)


Following an abbreviated submission

Formoterol 12 micrograms metered inhaler (Atimos Modulite) is accepted for use in NHS Scotland for the long-term symptomatic treatment of persistent, moderate to severe asthma in patients requiring regular bronchodilator therapy in combination with long-term anti-inflammatory therapy (inhaled and/or oral glucocorticoids).

It should be used in patients for whom formoterol is an appropriate choice of long-acting beta-agonist and for whom a metered dose inhaler is an appropriate delivery device.

Drug Details

Drug Name: formoterol 12 micrograms metered dose inhaler (Atimos Modulite®)
SMC Drug ID: 239/06
Manufacturer: Trinity-Chiesi Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Indication: Asthma
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 3.1 Bronchodilators
Submission Type: Abbreviated Submission
Status: Accepted
Date Advice Published: 13 February 2006