1) Offer SABA or SAMA as needed for symptom relief.
Then, if there are ongoing symptoms or exacerbations:
2) Consider LABA+ICS
This combination is suggested as it may confer benefits in the way that it might for someone with asthma.
Then, if there are:
3) Offer LABA+LAMA+ICS
Addition of a LAMA may improve symptoms or reduce the frequency of exacerbation.
SABA, short-acting beta agonist; SAMA, short-acting muscarinic antagonist; LAMA, long-acting muscarinic antagonist; LABA, long-acting beta agonist; ICS, inhaled corticosteroid.
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