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Inhaled long-acting bronchodilators increase heart disease risk in COPD patients

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eMediNexus    03 January 2018

New use of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators (long-acting β2-agonists [LABAs] or long-acting antimuscarinic antagonists [LAMAs]) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with 1.5-fold increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) within a month of starting treatment. These findings from an observational study were published online January 2, 2018 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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