BEVESPI AEROSPHERE™ approved by the US FDA for patients with COPD

April 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 29, 2016 - AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved BEVESPI AEROSPHERE (glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate) inhalation aerosol indicated for the long-term, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is not indicated to treat asthma or for the relief of acute bronchospasm. It is the only long acting dual bronchodilator delivered through a pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI) and first product to use AstraZeneca’s patented Co-Suspension Technology.

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