What is Anoro Ellipta used for?
Anoro Ellipta (umeclidinium and vilanterol) is a brand medicine used long term to manage the symptoms COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), emphysema and bronchitis. The combination of medications opens the airways better together than when used alone. It works by preventing obstruction of the airways, improving breathing and reduces the number of flare ups. This cannot be used to treat sudden symptoms, sudden breathing problems or replace a rescue inhaler. It will not work quickly enough to provide any benefit. This medication is used to prevent obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) including chronic bronchitis symptoms which may include coughing, wheezing and trouble breathing. If you are taking this for a different condition, clarify with your doctor what this is meant to treat. If you have a friend or family member with similar symptoms do not share this with them. It may not be effective for their symptoms and may cause unwanted side effects.
Anoro Ellipta Information
Disclaimer : This primer is intended to provide basic information on this medication and is not intended to replace the medical advice provided by a certified medical professional. Any prescription drug use needs to be approved by your doctor. Do not avoid or ignore any advice provided by your physician in favor of what is written here. Always consult with a pharmacist or doctor before taking this medication and seek counselling if you have any questions or concerns about your medication.