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General Information on Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation

Generic Name : Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation

Latest prescription information about Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Bronchodilator

Trade Names/Brand Names of Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation

International- Tudorza Pressair.

Why is Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an anticholinergic indicated for the long-term maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. It relaxes airway muscles that result in easy breathing. It relaxes airway muscles that results in easy breathing.

When should Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation not to be taken? (Contraindications)

None.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation?

Inhalation- One oral inhalation of 400 mcg twice daily.

How should Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation be taken?

It comes as a powder for inhalation, use as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation?

Not for acute use: Not for use as a rescue medication.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of narrow-angle glaucoma, urinary retention, any allergy, who are taking other medications, liver or kidney impairment, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It is not intended for the initial treatment of acute episodes of bronchospasm.
Avoid contact with eyes; otherwise it may cause blurred vision.

What are the side effects of Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation?

   Most Common : Headache, common cold and cough.
   Miscellaneous : Nose inflammation, diarrhea, sinus inflammation, toothache, vomiting.

What are the other precautions for Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation?

Avoid excess dosage.
Once opened, the inhaler should be discarded after 45 days.
Aclidinium use should be discontinued in patients who have severe bronchospasm after treatment with the drug.

What are the storage conditions of Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation?

Store it in room temperate (25C).

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