Resources and References

Where can I find out more about asthma?

Where can I find out more about COPD?

Where can I find out more about Breo Ellipta®?

Additional information for patients

Download a printable copy of the Breo Ellipta patient booklet.

Download a guide on what to do if you are having an asthma attack.

Information for healthcare professionals:



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