Feel the difference the mist makes Upgrade to SPIRIVA RESPIMAT from SPIRIVA HandiHaler

Feel the difference the mist makes
Switch to SPIRIVA RESPIMAT
from SPIRIVA HandiHaler
(tiotropium bromide inhalation powder)

The same medicine, DELIVERED IN A SOFT MIST

SPIRIVA RESPIMAT contains the same medicine as SPIRIVA HandiHaler (tiotropium bromide inhalation powder), but delivers it in a soft mist that eases the effort to inhale the medicine your doctor prescribed. And, unlike your SPIRIVA HandiHaler (which requires you to insert a capsule with every use), SPIRIVA RESPIMAT uses a single cartridge that lasts all month.

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SPIRIVA HANDIHALER
SPIRIVA RESPIMAT
Helps you breathe better
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Significantly reduces the risk of COPD flare-ups
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Taken as directed, 1 time each day
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Is steroid-free
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Helps control COPD symptoms
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Is capsule- and powder-free
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Contains a cartridge that lasts all month
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Delivers your medicine in a soft mist
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Eases the effort required to inhale the medicine your doctor prescribed
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Certified for Ease of Use by the Arthritis Foundation
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Eligible patients may pay as little as $0*
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Offers RespiPoints™, a free, educational support program for eligible patients
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See RespiPointsRewards.com for Program Terms of Use.

How to use SPIRIVA HandiHaler

Use SPIRIVA HandiHaler 1 time a day, every day, to help you breathe better

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Download the Detailed Instructions

Before you use SPIRIVA HandiHaler for the first time, and each time you refill your prescription, carefully read the Instructions for Use. SPIRIVA HandiHaler has been helping patients manage COPD for over 15 years. If you have more questions about how to use SPIRIVA HandiHaler, ask your doctor for further information.

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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.

INDICATIONS for SPIRIVA RESPIMAT and SPIRIVA HANDIHALER

SPIRIVA RESPIMAT, 2.5 mcg, and SPIRIVA HANDIHALER are long-term, once-daily, prescription maintenance medicines used to control symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by relaxing your airways and keeping them open. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. SPIRIVA RESPIMAT and SPIRIVA HANDIHALER also reduce the likelihood of flare-ups (COPD exacerbations).

SPIRIVA is not a treatment for sudden symptoms of COPD.

Before using SPIRIVA HANDIHALER, tell your doctor if you have a severe allergy to milk proteins.

SPIRIVA RESPIMAT or SPIRIVA HANDIHALER can cause your breathing to suddenly get worse (bronchospasm). If this happens, use your rescue inhaler, stop taking SPIRIVA, and call your doctor right away or seek emergency medical care.

SPIRIVA RESPIMAT or SPIRIVA HANDIHALER can increase the pressure in your eyes (acute narrow-angle glaucoma) which can cause the following symptoms: eye pain, blurred vision, seeing halos or colored images along with red eyes. If you have any of these symptoms, stop taking your medicine and call your doctor right away.

Dizziness and blurred vision may occur with SPIRIVA RESPIMAT or SPIRIVA HANDIHALER. If you experience these symptoms, use caution when engaging in activities such as driving a car, or operating appliances or other machines.

SPIRIVA RESPIMAT or SPIRIVA HANDIHALER can cause new or worsened urinary retention. Symptoms of blockage in your bladder and/or enlarged prostate may include difficulty passing urine and/or painful urination. If you have any of these symptoms, stop taking your medicine and call your doctor right away.

The most common side effects reported with SPIRIVA RESPIMAT in patients with COPD include sore throat, cough, dry mouth, and sinus infection.

The most common side effects reported with SPIRIVA HANDIHALER in patients with COPD include upper respiratory tract infection, dry mouth, sinus infection, sore throat, non-specific chest pain, urinary tract infection, indigestion, runny nose, constipation, increased heart rate, and blurred vision.

Do not swallow SPIRIVA capsules. The contents of the capsule should only be inhaled through your mouth using the HANDIHALER device.

Do not spray SPIRIVA RESPIMAT into your eyes, as this may cause blurring of vision and pupil dilation.

Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions including kidney problems, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, problems passing urine, or blockage in your bladder.

Tell your doctor all the medicines you take, including eye drops. Ask your doctor if you are taking any anticholinergic medicines because taking them together with SPIRIVA can increase side effects. Do not use SPIRIVA RESPIMAT and SPIRIVA HANDIHALER together.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.FDA.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the step-by-step patient Instructions for Use for SPIRIVA RESPIMAT before you use your inhaler.

Please see full Prescribing Information for SPIRIVA RESPIMAT, including Instructions for Use, and full Prescribing Information for SPIRIVA HANDIHALER, including Patient Information and Instructions for Use.

CL-SVR-0040 2.8.2016