Anoro Ellipta

Anoro Ellipta

umeclidinium + vilanterol

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per inhalation Predispensed umeclidinium 62.5 mcg, vilanterol trifenatate 25 mcg (delivered dose of umeclidinium 55 mcg, vilanterol trifenatate 22 mcg)
Indications/Uses
Maintenance bronchodilator treatment to relieve symptoms in adult patients w/ COPD.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 inhalation once daily administered at the same time each day.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if paradoxical bronchospasm occurs. Not to be used in patients w/ asthma. Not for treatment of acute bronchospasm episodes. COPD deterioration; severe CV disease; urinary retention, narrow-angle glaucoma. Hypokalaemia; transient hyperglycemia. Convulsive disorders or thyrotoxicosis & patients unusually responsive to β2-adrenergic agonists. Monitor plasma glucose in diabetic patients. Concomitant use w/ drugs potentially causing hypokalaemia. Galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Severe hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Ped <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
UTI, sinusitis, nasopharyngitis, pharyngitis, upper resp tract infection; headache; cough, oropharyngeal pain; constipation, dry mouth.
Drug Interactions
Weakened or antagonised effect by β-adrenergic blockers. Increased systemic exposure w/ strong CYP3A4 inhibitors eg, ketoconazole, clarithromycin, itraconazole, ritonavir, telithromycin. Potentiated AR w/ other antimuscarinics & sympathomimetics. Potentiated hypokalaemic effect w/ methylxanthine derivatives, steroids or non-K-sparing diuretics.
MIMS Class
Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations
ATC Classification
R03AL03 - vilanterol and umeclidinium bromide ; Belongs to the class of combination of adrenergics with anticholinergics, that may also include a corticosteroid. Used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Anoro Ellipta inhalation powd 62.5/25 mcg
Packing/Price
30's
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