Generic name: Umeclidinium
Brand name: Incruse Ellipta
Incruse ellipta is an over the counter medication used for the long term management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Incruse ellipta is associated with a class of drugs known as anticholinergics agents.
Incruse Ellipta (Umeclidinium) Uses
Incruse ellipta is used as a cure for COPD disease by controlling the symptoms of COPD such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. It belongs to anticholinergic class of drugs that works by opening and relaxing the airways of the lungs that make breathing vulnerable. The medication is not be used to let up sudden shortness of breath. The medication imperatively used to get more benefits. The medication is inhaled through mouth directly according to the prescription od doctor or pharmacist.
Incruse Ellipta (Umeclidinium) Adverse effects
Many people using the medication do not have any mild or serious side effects. If you have noticed any of the short term or long term side effect from the medication tell your doctor or pharmacist and get medical help immediately.
The common side effects from the medication include runny nose, cough, joint pain and sore throat. It can also cause sudden breathing problems right after taking the medication.
The severe side effects from the medication are vision problems and eye pain or redness. Serious allergic reaction from the medication is rare.
Incruse Ellipta (Umeclidinium) Precautions
Before starting to take the medication tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any ongoing or previous medical history distinctively about urination problem and glaucoma. If you are allergic to medications tell you doctor or pharmacist this medication contain some inactive ingredients that can cause allergic reactions. If a woman is pregnant or planned to become pregnant the medication is only recommended when clearly needed. Stop smoking as smoking subsidize COPD symptoms.
Incruse Ellipta (Umeclidinium) Interactions
The medications that can interact with Incruse ellipta are medications for Parkinson’s disease (benztropine), medication for urinary problems (Oxybutynin), antihistamines, atropine, other medications for the treatment of COPD and medication for irritable bowel syndrome (dicyclomine).
If you are taking medications for the treatment of other diseases like herbals, vitamins, over the counter and non prescription medications tell your doctor or pharmacist.