Tiotropium to be listed on PBS for children with severe asthma

The long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) tiotropium inhaler (Spiriva Respimat) will be listed on the PBS for children age six and over with severe asthma from 1 March. Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt announced the listing on 21 February, saying it would extend access from adults to allow up to 30,000 children with asthma. The ...

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