Ultibro inhaler is used for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a disease is affecting the lungs which makes it harder for a person to breathe as the disease gets worse. Ultibro contains two medicines, indacaterol and glycopyrronium. Both work by opening up the airways to make breathing easier.
Some common side effects:
These symptoms may happen but should get better overtime. Check with your healthcare professionals if any of these symptoms are serious and do not go away.
Some rare but serious side effects that need to seek medical advice immediately:
In very rare cases, some patients might experience the following:
Irregular heartbeat, where your heartbeat is uneven or has an extra beat
Low potassium level, where you may experience the following symptoms:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Precautions to follow
Inform your health care professional if:
You have any of the following medication conditions:
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
If you take more than the recommended dose, please seek medical advice immediately
Capsules containing the powder for inhalation for Ultibro must be stored in the orginal packaging to be protected from moisture.
Pack this medication into black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.