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What does LABA stand for?

LABA stands for Long-Acting Beta-Agonist

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21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, for the treatment of COPD, physicians in Brazil and Mexico manage to follow clinical guidelines and commonly prescribe long-acting beta-agonist (LABA)- and long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA)- containing regimens, although they do so within current severe cost/coverage constraints.
19), we reviewed two studies that suggested short-acting beta-agonists used for the treatment of asthma were associated with an increased risk of oral clefts and that long-acting beta-agonists might be associated with an increased risk of cardiac anomalies (Hum.
Mike Ward of Ambrian Partners said the approval bar for new drugs containing a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA), like Advair, had also effectively been raised by a recent furor over LABA safety.
Fluticasone propionate/salmeterol (Advair) is a combination product of the corticosteroid fluticasone with the long-acting beta-agonist bronchodilator salmeterol.