Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Anoro Ellipta

Descriptions


Umeclidinium and vilanterol combination is used as maintenance treatment of air flow blockage in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a long-term lung disease that causes bronchospasm (wheezing or difficulty with breathing).

Umeclidinium and vilanterol combination should not be used for acute breathing problems or in patients with asthma.

Inhaled umeclidinium is an anticholinergic. Inhaled vilanterol is a long-acting bronchodilator. Bronchodilators are medicines that are breathed in through the mouth to open up the bronchial tubes (air passages) in the lungs.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder