Generic Name : FLUTICASONE AND VILANTEROL ABSTRACT – Breo Ellipta is a commonly used bronchodilator combination drug to treat...
Breo Ellipta is a commonly used bronchodilator combination drug to treat patients with asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and to prevent asthma attacks or bronchospasm. It is a combination of two drug components – fluticasone (a steroid drug that prevents inflammation-causing releases) and vilanterol (a bronchodilator component that relaxes muscles in the airway for ease of breathing). It is a daily medication used in the short-term treatment of asthma and the long-term treatment of COPD. It is categorized under ‘Bronchodilator Combinations’.
- Breo Ellipta is to be taken as directed by the doctors.
- Dosage may differ in intensity and strength, depending on the condition. Consult doctor for the strength of each dose.
- It is available in the form of inhalation powder with an inhalation device and blister packs.
- General Adult Prescription –
Breo Ellipta 100/25 (to be taken once per day, at the same time every day)
SIDE EFFECTS –
- Joint pain
- Back pain
- High blood pressure
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- Change in voice
RARE SIDE EFFECTS:
- Cramps in various joints
- Chest congestion
- High fever
- Sores or patches in the mouth
- Difficulty in urination
- Hormonal disorders
DRUG INTERACTIONS –
- Cocaine nasal
Breo Ellipta has major interactions with 64 different drugs.