Due to the increased need for albuterol inhalers in hospitals for COVID-19, shortages have been occurring in some areas of the country and will likely continue to affect supplies.
"I’ve yet to meet a pharmacist who ever had this covered in pharmacy school," writes Kreckel.
New medications and treatment guidelines
Working in an office may be a greater COPD risk than working in a mine.
A three-year study finds that aspirin may have a role in preventing COPD flare ups.
The first respiratory biologic to be approved for administration via an autoinjector will be available in the US soon.