How to use SPIRIVA RESPIMAT
Use SPIRIVA RESPIMAT once a day, every day, to help you breathe better.
Before you use SPIRIVA RESPIMAT for the first time, and each time you refill your prescription, carefully read the Instructions for Use. And if you need assistance preparing your inhaler, your pharmacist can help you set it up when you pick up your prescription. Watch the video below for an overview of how to use the RESPIMAT inhaler.
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Please see Important Safety Information below.
Three steps for daily use
After preparing the inhaler, there are 3 simple steps to using SPIRIVA RESPIMAT every day.
the clear base
the cap and close your lips around the mouthpiece
the dose-release button and inhale the mist
Repeat these steps 2 times, once a day to get the proper dose of SPIRIVA RESPIMAT.
SPIRIVA RESPIMAT does not treat sudden breathing problems and cannot be used in place of a rescue inhaler. For full instructions on using your inhaler, please see the complete Instructions for Use.
If you have more questions about how to use SPIRIVA RESPIMAT, ask your doctor for further information.
Tips for making SPIRIVA RESPIMAT part of your daily routine:
- Take SPIRIVA RESPIMAT at the same time every day. It will be easier to remember. And since SPIRIVA RESPIMAT lasts 24 hours, your airways will be open all day
- Pair taking SPIRIVA RESPIMAT with another activity you do every day, like watching the news
- Set a daily reminder alarm on your computer, mobile phone, or watch
- Ask a reliable friend to email or text you a daily reminder
How do I store SPIRIVA RESPIMAT?
- Store SPIRIVA RESPIMAT at room temperature 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about storing your SPIRIVA RESPIMAT.Keep SPIRIVA RESPIMAT and all medicines out of the reach of children.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
for SPIRIVA RESPIMAT (tiotropium bromide) Inhalation Spray and
SPIRIVA HANDIHALER (tiotropium bromide inhalation powder)
Do not use SPIRIVA RESPIMAT or SPIRIVA HANDIHALER if you are allergic to tiotropium, ipratropium, atropine or similar drugs, or any ingredient in these medicines.
SPIRIVA RESPIMAT or SPIRIVA HANDIHALER are not rescue medicines and should not be used for treating sudden breathing problems. Your doctor may give you other medicine to use for sudden breathing problems.
SPIRIVA RESPIMAT or SPIRIVA HANDIHALER can cause allergic reactions. Symptoms can include raised red patches on your skin (hives), itching, rash and/or swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat that may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing. If you have any of these symptoms, stop taking the medicine and seek emergency medical care.More Important Safety Information
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
for STIOLTO RESPIMAT (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol) Inhalation Spray
People with asthma who take long-acting beta2-agonist (LABA) medicines, such as olodaterol (one of the medicines in STIOLTO), have an increased risk of death from asthma problems. It is not known if LABA medicines, such as olodaterol, increase the risk of death in people with COPD. STIOLTO is approved for COPD only. STIOLTO is NOT to be used in asthma.
Do not use STIOLTO if you are allergic to tiotropium, ipratropium, atropine or similar drugs, olodaterol, or any ingredient in STIOLTO. Call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical care if you experience symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including: rash, hives, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat, and breathing problems.
Do not use STIOLTO for treating sudden breathing problems. Always have a rescue inhaler with you to treat sudden symptoms.
Get emergency medical care if your breathing problems worsen quickly or if you use your rescue inhaler but it does not relieve your breathing problems. Call your healthcare provider if breathing problems worsen over time while using STIOLTO.
Do not use STIOLTO more often than prescribed by your doctor. Do not use STIOLTO with other LABAs or anticholinergics.More Important Safety Information