tiotropium

Adult
Uses
  • asthma - adjuvant
  • emergency
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • milk and taropine derivative allergy, not for emergency use
Drug interactions
  • anticholinergic-containing drugs
Cautions
  • ask for hypersensitivity to milk proteins or atropine derivatives (ipratropium)
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • dry mouth
  • taste changes
  • abdominal pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • chest pain
  • edema
  • vomiting
  • myalgia
  • moniliasis
  • rash
  • dyspepsia
  • pharyngitis
  • rhinitis
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
18mcg for inhalation; 1 cap inhaled one time a day
Source of Suggestion