What are some COPD maintenance treatment options?

COPD treatment should match your needs.

Most treatments for COPD are inhaled, either through a handheld inhaler or a nebulizer system.

COPD Treatment Devices


Inhalers for COPD

Inhaled COPD medications come in several different types of inhaler devices, including soft-mist inhalers, metered-dose inhalers, and dry-powder inhalers. They deliver medication in slightly different ways. You and your doctor should decide which type of medicine and inhaler best suits your abilities and lifestyle.

UTIBRON NEOHALER is a dry-powder inhaler that's used twice a day. Go to How to Use the UTIBRON NEOHALER to learn more.

Nebulizers for COPD

COPD medicine can also be given through a nebulizer system. It consists of a machine that has an air compressor and a small reservoir called a nebulizer. Pressurized air is used to change the medication into a fine mist that, after set up, can be inhaled while you breathe normally through a mouthpiece or mask. After each use, the nebulizer should be cleaned according to the manufacturer's instructions. Learn about a nebulized COPD treatment.

All maintenance treatments require a rescue inhaler for sudden COPD symptoms. Always have a short-acting beta2-agonist medicine (rescue inhaler) with you to treat sudden symptoms of COPD. If you do not have a rescue inhaler, contact your health care provider to have one prescribed for you.

A maintenance medicine may help control your COPD symptoms long-term. Talk to your doctor about your treatment plan.

What are some types of medication for COPD?

There are several treatment options that may help manage symptoms of COPD.

Bronchodilators help open your airways to make it easier to breathe.

Long-acting maintenance medicines are taken every day to prevent COPD symptoms. They do NOT treat sudden symptoms. Even if you are prescribed a maintenance medicine, you should always have a rescue inhaler with you to treat sudden symptoms. If you do not have a rescue inhaler, call your doctor to have one prescribed for you.

Short-acting rescue medicines are taken as needed for sudden symptoms.


UTIBRON NEOHALER is a combination of a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist, or LABA, medicine (indacaterol) and an anticholinergic medicine (glycopyrrolate). UTIBRON NEOHALER is used long term, twice each day (morning and evening), to treat symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. Go to Why Consider UTIBRON NEOHALER to learn more.

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One capsule twice a day.*

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*Do not swallow UTIBRON capsules. UTIBRON capsules are for inhalation only with the NEOHALER device.

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