Drug name: Breo Ellipta
Generic name: Fluticasone Furoate/ Vilanterol Trifenatate
Formulation: Powder Inhaler
Breo Ellipta is a prescription medication that is used to treat the symptoms of COPD and Asthma. Breo Ellipta can be used on its alone or in combination with other medicines.
Breo Ellipta is a combination of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonists (LABA) that is used to treat air flow blockage in the lungs by decreasing inflammation and make breathing easier.
Breo Ellipta is also used to prevent COPD exacerbations in individuals who have had previous exacerbations.
Breo Ellipta Dosage
The beginning dosage is determined by the severity of the patient’s condition, as well as the patient’s current management of asthma symptoms and risk of future exacerbation, as well as their past asthma medication.
Breo Ellipta 100 / 25 or Breo Ellipta 200 / 25, taken once a day, is the suggested beginning dosage. Patients who do not react well to BREO 100/25 may benefit from a dosage increase to BREO 200/25 to further enhance asthma control.
To assist minimize the risk of oropharyngeal candidiasis, the patient should rinse his or her mouth with water without swallowing after inhalation.
Below are the most commonly recommend doses dependent on your condition. However, make sure to follow your doctor’s doses and instructions when using this medication. If you have questions about dosage or usage, contact your doctor.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
One inhalation of Breo Ellipta 100/25 should be taken, once a day. The only strength authorized for the treatment of COPD is 1 inhalation of Breo Ellipta 100/25 once daily, which is the maximum recommended dose.
The suggested beginning dose is one inhalation of Breo Ellipta 100/25 or Breo Ellipta 200/25 once a day.
Breo Ellipta Side Effects
- Back and joint pain
- Fever • Increased blood pressure
- Runny or congested nose
- Sore throat
- Hoarse voice
- Allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling
- Breathing difficulties such as wheezing or choking
- Chest pain, fast or rapid heartbeat
- Sores/ white patches in the mouth
- Flu symptoms: fever chills, cough, green/yellow mucus
- Eye problems: blurry vision, tunnel vision, pain, seeing halos
- High blood sugar: thirst, frequent urination, dry mouth, fruity breath
- Hormonal disorder: tiredness, muscle weakness, lightheaded
- Low potassium levels: leg cramp, constipation, irregular heartbeat
This drug might cause serious adverse effects. If you have any significant side effects, contact your doctor immediately, or dial 911 or your local emergency number. These aren’t the only adverse effects that come with it. Other, perhaps more rare side effects should be discussed with your doctor and pharmacist. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor about any allergies you have, medications you are taking, and any previous medical history you have.
Breo Ellipta Cost
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