2nd October 2019


Is there a steroid in spiriva?

Spiriva contains only one medicine, tiotoprium, which is a long-acting compound that opens up the tubes in the lung by relaxing the smooth muscles found in the respiratory tract. Inhaled steroids work directly in the lungs but there is the possibility of experiencing steroid side effects in the body.

Besides, what are the side effects of taking Spiriva Respimat?

Common side effects of Spiriva Respimat include:
  • sore throat,
  • cough,
  • dry mouth,
  • sinus infection (sinusitis),
  • constipation,
  • difficulty urinating,
  • urinary retention,
  • urinary tract infection (UTI),

What are the side effects of taking Spiriva?

Common side effects of Spiriva HandiHaler include:
  • dry mouth,
  • constipation,
  • upset stomach,
  • vomiting,
  • cold symptoms (stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat),
  • nosebleed, or.
  • muscle pain.

Is Spiriva good for COPD?

While stopping smoking is the only thing that can slow the progression of COPD, a daily maintenance treatment—like SPIRIVA—could help improve your breathing. COPD includes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. COPD also includes episodes called flare-ups (also known as exacerbations).
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