How to Take Tiotropium and Dose of Tiotropium


Find out how to take Tiotropium (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Tiotropium


How it should be taken  

It comes as a powder for inhalation (filled in capsule), as directed by your physician.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

Inhalation >18 years: As inhalation cap containing tiotropium 18 mcg: Inhale 1 cap once daily.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Hypersensitivity.
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Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including bronchitis and emphysema. It works by enlarging the airways to allow easier breathing.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of trouble urinating, enlarged prostate, bladder blockage, glaucoma, kidney problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Do not swallow the capsule, it should be used with a special inhaler.
It may cause dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid contact with eyes.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature (25C).
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