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Umeclidinium

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Long Acting Muscarinic Antagonist Incruse Ellipta

Umeclidinium - What is it for

Umeclidinium inhaler is used for the long term treatment of people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a disease affecting the lungs which makes it harder for the person to breathe as the disease gets worse.

Umeclidinium works by opening up the airways and make it easier for air to move in and out of the lungs.

Umeclidinium - Additional Information

​​When should I throw away the medication?

Check the dose counter and change the inhaler once the dose counter indicates zero doses or six weeks after you opened it.

  • Updated on Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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