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Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation

Generic Name : Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation
Latest prescription information about Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Bronchodilator
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation

International- Tudorza Pressair.
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Why is Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation Prescribed? (Indications)

Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation is used for the long-term maintenance treatment of bronchospasm or sudden constriction of the airways associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, and emphysema or damaged air sacs in the lungs. It relaxes airway muscles that results in easy breathing.
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When should Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation not be taken? (Contraindications)

None.

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 for Aclidinium Bromide Oral Inhalation?

Store it in room temperate (25C).
Last Updated : Jul 2018



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