COPD | Drug Treatment Guide


COPD Drug Treatment Guide


COPD Drug Treatment Guide

Punkaj Khanna earned his Pharm.D. from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He works at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and has special interests in patient education and compliance.

Click on the drugs below to watch more about benefits, risks and proper dosage:


Advair is a drug used to control COPD. It is a long acting beta2 agonist and a steroid medication. Advair may be inhaled twice a day.

Anoro Ellipta

Anoro Ellipta is a combination drug used for COPD. Anoro uses a long acting anticholinergic, and a long acting beta2 agonist.


Brovana is an inhaled mediation prescribed for COPD treatment. Brovana is a combination drug that combines a beta2-agonist and a steroid.


Combivent is a combination drug with an anticholinergic and a beta2-agonist for COPD treatment, watch for proper usage and potential side effects


Dalisrep is a prescription medication used for severe COPD symptoms. Dalisrep is in pill form, learn dosage and potential side effects of this drug.


Spiriva is an anticholinergic drug used for COPD treatment. Watch this video to learn proper Spiriva dosage and potential Spiriva side effects.


Pharmacist Kanna overviews Symbicort side effects and usage. Symbicort is a combination of steroid and beta2 agonist used in the maintenance of COPD.