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BREO ELLIPTA: Inhalation powder (100-25mcg)

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What is this Medicine?

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.

In-Depth Information

BREO ELLIPTA 100mcg-25mcg/actuation Powder for Inhalation

NDC: 001730859
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Emphysema, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Storage Information
Store in a dry place
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Avoid direct heat and sunlight
BREO ELLIPTA 100mcg-25mcg/actuation Powder for Inhalation

Reported Side Effects for BREO ELLIPTA 100mcg-25mcg/actuation Powder for Inhalation

Cataracts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Broken Bones Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for BREO ELLIPTA 100mcg-25mcg/actuation Powder for Inhalation

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and BREO ELLIPTA 100mcg-25mcg/actuation Powder for Inhalation(Vilanterol)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Beta-agonists(Vilanterol)
Limit excessive Caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) and limit medicines containing additional Caffeine. In caffeine-sensitive persons, taking a high amount of Caffeine with this drug can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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