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Table 6 Analysis of medical and prescription claims, May 2011-April 2012[109]

From: Combination bronchodilator therapy in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  Mean monthly patient volumea
Regimen Total COPD COPD only COPD + asthma
Tiotropium monotherapy 310,423 279,530 30,893
ICS/LABA 451,019 360,760 90,259
LABA + LAMA 5,888 5,479 410
Tiotropium + ICS/LABA 193,137 170,063 23,074
  1. aData from IMS Health, LifeLink solutions, calculated from US CMS-1500 medical claims and NCPDP prescription claims during period May 2011-April 2012.
  2. COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; ICS = inhaled corticosteroid; LABA = long-acting β2-agonist; LAMA = long-acting muscarinic antagonist.