What Are The Uses Of Tiotropium?
Tiotropium/ Tiotropium Bromide is used in the treatment of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) including chronic bronchitis and emphysema
It helps in prevention of wheezing, coughing shortness of breath and chest tightness in COPD patients.
It acts by relaxing and opening the air passages to the lungs by making breathing easier.
What Are The Side Effects Of Tiotropium?
Some of the common side-effects include:
Dry mouth, throat irritation.
Overdose of tiotropium may cause following side effects such as:
- Difficulty in urination
- Stomach pain constipation
- Irregular heartbeat red eyes
- Worsening of breathing trouble
What Are The Contraindications Of Tiotropium?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnant or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
- prostatic hyperplasia
- Bladder neck obstruction
- Prostatic hyperplasia
- Cystic fibrosis.
- Cardiac arrhythmia
- Renal impairment