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What does BD stand for?

BD stands for Bronchodilator (respiratory airflow)

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L), the drug discovery and development company with first-in-class drugs to treat respiratory diseases, today presents data at the International Severe Asthma Forum in Gothenburg demonstrating that the novel inhaled medicine RPL554 is well tolerated and produces a pronounced bronchodilator response in subjects with asthma.
Combivent inhalers are indicated for people with COPD, on a regular bronchodilator who continue to have evidence of bronchospasm and who require a second bronchodilator.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, September 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - First Prospective Study to Evaluate the Use of Two Long-Acting Bronchodilators Versus a Long-Acting Bronchodilator and an Anti-Inflammatory Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) achieved superior lung function improvements when treated with the free combination of two bronchodilators with different modes-of-action, Spiriva(R) (tiotropium) and formoterol, compared with the free combination of one bronchodilator, salmeterol, and an anti-inflammatory, fluticasone propionate, according to the results of a study presented today at the annual European Respiratory Society congress.
After 8 days, use of the nebulized bronchodilator was stopped because of the possibility of enhancing SARS transmission, and the patient was isolated in a private room with negative-pressure ventilation.
The bronchodilator Atrovent, an anticholinergic drug, also is an effective COPD therapy, but needs to be taken every 4 times a day, he noted.