Relieving breathing problems caused by bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema.
COPD is a bronchodilator and expectorant combination. It works by widening the air passages and making it easier to breathe, and by thinning the mucus for a more productive cough.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with COPD . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with COPD . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if COPD may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use COPD as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use COPD .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Headache; nausea; upset stomach.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blood in the urine; bloody vomit; diarrhea; dizziness; excitability; fast breathing; fast/irregular heartbeat; flushing; increased thirst or urination; irritability; muscle twitching; pounding in the chest; restlessness; seizures; stomach pain; trouble sleeping; vomiting.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include agitation; chest pain; dehydration; excessive sweating; excessive thirst; fever or chills; irregular heartbeat; loss of appetite; ringing in the ears; seizures; severe vomiting.Proper storage of COPD :
Store COPD at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F [40 degrees C]). Keep COPD out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about COPD . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.