You can learn how to use the TUDORZA PRESSAIR inhaler by following the steps below. You can also watch the TUDORZA PRESSAIR video.
Watch the video
1. READY before inhalation
2. CLICK during inhalation
3. CONFIRM after inhalation
Besides taking medication, there are many lifestyle measures that can also help to manage your COPD:
It’s the most important thing you can do to help manage your COPD. If quitting seems too hard, ask your doctor for help. There are programs, medications, and support groups available.
Secondhand smoke, dust and other fumes or toxic substances can irritate your lungs.
COPD symptoms such as shortness of breath and fatigue can make it difficult to eat enough. Missing out on essential nutrients and/or not consuming enough calories may make your symptoms worse. Ask your doctor about getting help with diet and nutrition.
Getting the right kind of exercise can help keep your breathing muscles strong and improve your overall health. Ask your doctor what types of exercise are right for you.
The STRIDE program is here to support you
STRIDE is a program with a call center staffed by registered nurses who have been trained to answer questions and help patients learn how to use the PRESSAIR inhaler.*
How STRIDE can help
If you are using TUDORZA PRESSAIR, STRIDE provides support by:
Helping you understand insurance coverage or co-pay assistance
Providing you with information about COPD and TUDORZA
Sending you refill reminders for enrolled patients with COPD and helping you stay on track with your treatment
Who should not use TUDORZA PRESSAIR?
Do not use TUDORZA PRESSAIR if you have a severe allergy to milk proteins, or are allergic to aclidinium bromide, or any of the ingredients in TUDORZA PRESSAIR. Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure.
What should I tell my doctor before using TUDORZA?
Before you use TUDORZA, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you have eye problems (especially glaucoma), prostate or bladder problems, or problems passing urine. TUDORZA may make these problems worse.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines and eyedrops. Especially tell your doctor if you take anticholinergics (including tiotropium, ipratropium) or atropine.
Do not use TUDORZA more often than prescribed or take more medicine than prescribed for you.
Seek immediate medical help if your breathing problems worsen with TUDORZA, you need to use your rescue inhaler more often than usual, or your rescue inhaler does not work as well for you.
What are the possible side effects of TUDORZA?
TUDORZA can cause serious side effects. Stop taking TUDORZA and seek medical help right away if you experience:
What are the most common side effects of TUDORZA?
The most common side effects of TUDORZA include headache, common cold symptoms, and cough. These are not all the possible side effects with TUDORZA.
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
TUDORZA PRESSAIR is a prescription medicine used long term, 2 times each day to treat symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
TUDORZA is not a rescue medicine and should not be used for treating sudden breathing problems. Your doctor may give you other medicine to use for sudden breathing problems.