COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD is a long-term lung disease often caused by smoking.

If you are 40 years of age or older; and smoke or used to smoke, you may be at risk for developing COPD. Take the Canadian Lung Health Test.

Helpline: 1-888-566-LUNG (5864)

Speak to a COPD Educator by calling the toll-free line.


COPD medications come in various forms

•Diskus® • MDI (metered dose inhaler) • Ellipta® • nebulizer • oral inhalation • Turbuhaler® • Respimat® • Genuair® • Aerolizer® • Breezhaler® • Diskhaler® • Handihaler® • 

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Products used to treat COPD include

AAdvair® Diskus® •Airomir® MDI •Anoro® Ellipta®  •Apo-Ipravent inhalation solution •Apo-Salvent MDI •Atrovent® HFA •BBaca Respiclick™ •Breo® Ellipta® •Bricanyl® Turbuhaler® •CCombivent® Respimat® •DDuaklir® Genuair® •FForadil® Aerolizer® •IIncruse® Ellipta® •Inspiolto® Respimat® •OOnbrez® Breezhaler® •PPMS-Ipratropium inhalation solution •SSanis-Salbutamol Inhaler HFA •Seebri® Breezhaler® •Serevent® Diskhaler® disks •Serevent® Diskus® •Spiriva® Handihaler® •Spiriva® Respimat® •Striverdi® Respimat® •Symbicort® Turbuhaler® •TTeva-Combo Sterinebs •Teva-Salbutamol SteriNeb •Trelegy® Ellipta® •Tudorza® Genuair® •UUltibro® Breezhaler® •VVentolin® Diskus® •Ventolin® HFA •Ventolin® inhalation solution •

Active ingredients used to treat COPD include

aaclidinium bromide • amoxicillin • bbeclomethasone dipropionate • fformoterol fumarate • gglycopyrronium bromide • iindacaterol maleate • ipratropium bromide • oolodaterol hydrochloride • orciprenaline • oxtriphylline • rroflumilast • ssalbutamol sulphate • salmeterol xinafoate • tterbutaline sulfate • theophylline • tiotropium bromide monohydrate • uumeclidinium bromide • vvilanterol trifenatate • 


Page Last Updated: 27/11/2019