Glycopyrrolate (By breathing)
Bronchodilator (About this – PubMed Health)
Uses of This Medicine
Inhaled glycopyrrolate is used to treat air flow blockage and prevent worsening of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. COPD is a long-term lung disease that causes bronchospasm (difficulty with breathing).
This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.
Other uses (PubMed Health)
How To Use
Your doctor or other health caregiver should show you how to use this medicine. Use it at the same time every day. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than instructed.
Seebri™ capsules should be used only with the Neohaler® device. Do not swallow the capsule. Do not use the device with any other medicine.
Do not remove the capsule from the blister pack until you are ready to use it. Use the capsule right away once you have opened a blister pack.
Use a new inhaler with each refill of your medicine. Do not use the inhaler with any other medicine.
Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
Missed dose: Skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Some medicines can affect how glycopyrrolate works. Tell your doctor if you are using medicine to treat incontinence. Also tell your doctor if you take other medicine that can cause dry mouth or constipation (including aclidinium, ipratropium, tiotropium, or umeclidinium).
When Not To Use
This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to glycopyrrolate.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, asthma, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, bladder problems, or trouble urinating. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to milk.
This medicine may cause paradoxical bronchospasm (increased trouble breathing), which can be life-threatening
Do not use this medicine for a sudden COPD attack. Make sure you always have your rescue medicine with you to treat sudden symptoms. Tell your doctor right away if your condition gets worse or you need to use your other medicine more often than usual.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Change in how much or how often you urinate, difficult or painful urination
Increased trouble breathing
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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