Aclidinium And Formoterol (Inhalation Route)

Name: Aclidinium And Formoterol (Inhalation Route)

US Brand Name

  1. Duaklir Pressair

Pediatric

Use of aclidinium and formoterol combination is not recommended in children. Safety and efficacy have not been established.

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

  • Allergy to milk proteins, severe or
  • Asthma or
  • Bronchospasm (difficulty with breathing), acute—Should not be used in patients with these conditions.
  • Bladder blockage or
  • Diabetes or
  • Enlarged prostate or
  • Glaucoma, history of or
  • Heart or blood vessel disease (eg, coronary insufficiency) or
  • Heart rhythm problems (eg, arrhythmia, prolonged QT interval) or
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure) or
  • Hypokalemia (low potassium in the blood) or
  • Ketoacidosis (high ketones in the blood) or
  • Problems passing urine or
  • Seizures or
  • Thyrotoxicosis (excess thyroid hormone in the body)—Use with caution. May make these conditions worse.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For inhalation aerosol dosage form (powder):
    • For maintenance treatment of COPD:
      • Adults—One inhalation 2 times a day, in the morning and evening. Each inhalation contains 400 micrograms (mcg) of aclidinium bromide and 12 mcg of formoterol fumarate.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

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