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BREO ELLIPTA: Inhalation powder

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How This Drug Works
Corticosteriods and Beta Agonists Combinations
Combination drugs work in more than one way. Beta agonists stimulate Beta 1 receptors in the heart and Beta 2 receptors in the lungs & bronchial airway. Corticosteroids help make proteins that aid chemical messagers reduce swelling, redness, and pain.
"Corticosteroids provide anti&#45;inflammatory relief for many different conditions and come in drug forms such as tablets, inhalers, eye&#45;drops, and others. <br><br> The body normally responds to inflammation or cell damage by producing white blood cells and chemical messengers to fight an infection or repair damage. However, in some cases, the surge of all of these substances to a localized area of the body can cause symptoms of inflammation and damage to the bodyâ¬"s tissues. <br><br> Corticosteroids bind to steroid receptors inside cells and form a tightly joined group. When the steroid&#45;receptor &#34;group&#34; is activated, it moves inside the cell&#39;s nucleus where it is able to control the cellâ¬"s ability to make proteins. The proteins that are made decrease inflammatory chemical messengers and reduce symptoms of inflammation like swelling, redness, pain and others."
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FLUTICASONE; VILANTEROL (floo TIK a sone; vye LAN ter ol) inhalation is a combination of two medicines that decrease inflammation and help to open up the airways of your lungs. It is for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Do NOT use for asthma or an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.

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