TRELEGY ELLIPTA POWDER FOR INHALATION

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Generic : Fluticasone Furoate (100mcg) + Umeclidinium (62.5mcg) + Vilanterol (25mcg)

Treatment : Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ( COPD)

Pack size : 30 MDI (Inhaler)

Manufacturer : Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$69.50

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), a lung disorder in which the flow of air to the lung is blocked. It provides relief from COPD symptoms like wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness.

This medicine is for inhalation purposes only. Thus, it should not be taken by mouth. It is important to follow all the guidelines of the doctor before using it. Before using the medicine, the doctor will guide you on how to use this medicine. Use it in the dose and duration advised by the doctor.

Do not use this medicine without consulting the doctor if you have any problems related to heart, liver, or if you have glaucoma, tuberculosis (TB), asthma, and enlarged prostate.

 

BENEFITS OF TRELEGY ELLIPTA INHALER

In Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation helps the airways in your lungs stay open. It relaxes the muscles of these airways. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor.
 

HOW TO USE TRELEGY ELLIPTA INHALER

Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.
 

HOW TRELEGY ELLIPTA INHALER WORKS

Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation is a combination of fluticasone furoate, umeclidinium, and vilanterol. Fluticasone Furoate works by blocking the production of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies. Umeclidinium and vilanterol work by relaxing air passages in the lungs, making breathing easier.
 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

No interaction found/established
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Kidney

No interaction found/established
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Liver

No interaction found/established
 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE TRELEGY ELLIPTA INHALER?

If you miss a dose of Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation, use it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Trelegy Ellipta

  • Common cold
  • Fungal infection of mouth
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Inflammation of the nose
  • Bronchitis (inflammation of the airways)
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Hoarseness of voice

FAQ's

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Q. When should I take Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation?

Use one inhalation of Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation once daily, either morning or evening, but at the same time each day. This will keep you symptom-free throughout the day and night. Do not take more than 1 inhalation per day. After inhalation, rinse your mouth with water without swallowing.

Q. Do I still need to take Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation even when I am feeling better?

Yes, it is advisable to use this medicine for as long as your doctor prescribes. It will only be effective as long as you are using it. Do not stop using it unless your doctor advises you to, even if you feel better, as your symptoms may get worse.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before using Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation?

Before using Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation, tell your healthcare provider if you have medical conditions, including heart problems, high blood pressure, thyroid, liver and kidney problems, diabetes, and eye problems like glaucoma, you are allergic to any food or medicines, or you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. How does Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation help me breathe better?

Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation is an FDA-approved once-daily COPD medicine that combines 3 separate, long-acting medicines in one inhaler. It works to open airways, keep them open, and reduce inflammation for 24 hours for better breathing. Taking this medicine every day provides a long-acting, daily maintenance medication to help prevent symptoms from occurring (such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath).

Q. Does Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation treat sudden symptoms of COPD?

No, Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation does not relieve sudden symptoms of COPD. This drug is used long-term as a once-daily medicine to help prevent symptoms of COPD for better breathing and to reduce the number of flare-ups. Do not take extra doses of this medicine to relieve these sudden symptoms. Always have a rescue inhaler (an inhaled, short-acting bronchodilator) with you to treat sudden symptoms. If you do not have a rescue inhaler, contact your doctor to have one prescribed for you.

Q. Is Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation safe to be used in children?

No, this inhaler should not be used in children younger than 18 years of age, as the safety and efficacy of Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation have not been established in pediatric patients.

Q. Can Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation cause a fungal infection inside the mouth?

Yes, you may get a fungal infection or thrush inside your mouth with the use of this inhaler. Rinse your mouth with water without swallowing after using Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation to help reduce your chance of getting thrush.

Q. Can I smoke if I have been prescribed Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation?

No, you should not smoke while taking Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation. Smoking irritates the lungs and will worsen your condition. Take advice from your doctor if you are finding it hard to avoid smoking.

Q. I have started using Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation and am experiencing headaches. Is this because of Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation and will these go away?

Yes, it could be due to Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation. For any kind of pain after using Trelegy Ellipta Powder For Inhalation, it is advisable to take sufficient rest, have a good diet, and avoid alcohol. Usually headaches go away after a week. If they persist for a long time, contact your doctor.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 1

pack form  – Inhaler

 

MORE INFORMATION

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Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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