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aclidinium

Pronunciation: A kli DIN ee um

Brand: Tudorza Pressair

What is the most important information I should know about aclidinium?

Multum donot

Aclidinium will not work fast enough to treat a bronchospasm attack. Use only a fast-acting inhalation medicine for a bronchospasm attack.

Multum calldoc

Stop using aclidinium and call your doctor at once if you have painful or difficult urination, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, eye pain or redness, or seeing halos or bright colors around lights;

What is aclidinium?

Aclidinium is a bronchodilator.

Aclidinium is used to prevent bronchospasm in adults with chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or other forms of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

Aclidinium may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking aclidinium?

Multum donot

You should not use aclidinium if you are allergic to it.

To make sure aclidinium is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:

  • narrow-angle glaucoma;
  • bladder obstruction or other urination problems;
  • enlarged prostate; or
  • an allergy to milk proteins.
Multum nopreg

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether aclidinium will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.

Multum nobrfeed

It is not known whether aclidinium passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Multum nochild

Do not give this medication to anyone under 18 years old without medical advice.

How should I take aclidinium?

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Multum donot

Aclidinium will not work fast enough to treat a bronchospasm attack. Use only a fast-acting inhalation medicine for a bronchospasm attack.

Aclidinium is a powder that comes with a special inhaler device preloaded with measured doses of this medicine. The device delivers a single dose each time you press a button on the inhaler.

This medication comes with patient instructions for using the inhaler device. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

Aclidinium should be used at evenly spaced intervals, usually every 12 hours.

Use aclidinium regularly to get the most benefit. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely.

Multum emt

Call your doctor or seek medical attention if you think your fast-acting inhaler medications are not working as well.

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Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medicine in the sealed pouch until ready to use. Do not store the inhaler device on top of any surface that vibrates.

Throw the inhaler device away 45 days after you have taken it out of the sealed pouch, or if the dose indicator shows a zero or the device locks, whichever comes first. Each inhaler device contains 60 doses.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Multum emt

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while taking aclidinium?

Multum avoideyes

If this medication gets in your eyes, rinse with water.

What are the possible side effects of aclidinium?

Multum emt

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Multum calldoc

Stop using aclidinium and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • wheezing, choking, or other breathing problems after using this medication;
  • blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, eye pain or redness, or seeing halos or bright colors around lights;
  • increased urination, painful or difficult urination;
  • little or no urinating; or
  • worsening or no improvement in your symptoms.

Common side effects may include:

  • stuffy nose, sore throat, sinus pain;
  • cough; or
  • headache.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect aclidinium?

Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with aclidinium, especially:

  • atropine;
  • bladder or urinary medicines such as darifenacin, fesoterodine, oxybutynin, tolterodine, solifenacin;
  • bronchodilators such as ipratropium or tiotropium;
  • cold or allergy medicine that contains an antihistamine;
  • medication for Parkinson's disease; or
  • medication to treat excess stomach acid, stomach ulcer, motion sickness, or irritable bowel syndrome.

This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with aclidinium, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about aclidinium.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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