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Spiriva - Tiotropium

Spiriva - Tiotropium

Tiotropium (tee oh tro pee um)

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30 cap Spiriva (Titropium Bromide Rotacaps 18 Mcg) $1.47 $44.00
90 cap Spiriva (Titropium Bromide Rotacaps 18 Mcg) $0.98 $88.00
1 Inhaler Titropium Bromide Inhaler - 9mcg - 120 Doses $50.00 $50.00
3 Inhaler Titropium Bromide Inhaler - 9mcg - 120 Doses $46.33 $139.00

Spiriva is an amazing formula, in which the active pharmaceutical ingredient is kept into the capsule shell and is act by causing dilatation of bronchial muscle. 

Active ingredient of this drug: Tiotropium

Category of this drug: Anticholinergic agent

Available dosage form of this drug: Powder medicament

Composition of this dosage form: Each capsule contains 18 mcg of Tiotropium 

This dosage form is supplied along with the handihaler device, which is used to inhale the dose of this drug.

Mechanism of action of Tiotropium:

This dosage form shows its effectiveness by binding with the muscarinic receptors, which produces anticholinergic activities. It acts by:

  • Inhibiting cholinergic effect of acetylcholine
  • Causing relaxation of bronchial muscles
  • Increasing air flow into the lungs 

Indications of Spiriva:

  • Prevents bronchospasm associated with the chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders (COPD)
  • Treats bronchitis and emphysema
  • Management of asthma

It is also indicated to decrease the exacerbations in patients with COPD. 

Contraindications of Spiriva:

This dosage form is contraindicated due to some health issues like:

  • Hypersensitivity problem of this drug
  • Narrow angle glaucoma
  • Hypertension
  • Enlarged prostate or urination problems
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Parkinson's diseases
  • Overactive bladder
  • Kidney disorder
  • Depression 

Drug interactions of Spiriva:

This dosage form should not be taken along with some medicines like:

  • Sympathomimetic bronchodilators
  • Steroidal drugs
  • Methylxanthines
  • Other anticholinergic drugs

Storage conditions for Spiriva:

This dosage form should be kept under some recommended storage conditions like:

  • Room temperature
  • Place should be clean and dry
  • Prevented from the direct sunlight and moisture 

Dose and mode of administration of Spiriva:

This powdered dosage form should be delivered into the body with the help of handihaler. Take one dose of this drug in a day, 2 to 3 puffs of this dosage form.

Missed dose:

To maintain the effectiveness of this drug, don't skip or missed any dose of this drug. Also don't take two or more doses of this drug, if you missed any dose of this drug.

Overdose:

Taking overdose of this drug may cause confusion, stomach pain, drowsiness, constipation, dry mouth and redness in eyes. 

Some common side effects that may cause due to the administration of this drug are:

  • Chest pain
  • Painful urination
  • Nasal congestion
  • Upset stomach
  • Blurred vision
  • Wheezing
  • Flu like symptoms
  • Sore throat
  • White patches on mouth, lips and tongue
  • Breathing problems
  • choking

Some safety measures while taking this drug are:

  • This drug is only meant for oral inhalation; so should not be swallowed the capsules of this drug.
  • Don't inhale two or more doses of this drug in a day.
  • Avoid taking this drug if you have allergy to milk.
  • This drug should not be given to the patient who is under the age of 12 years. 

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