is this equal to spriva are the side efects as bad is it once a day ?
Xopenex is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing. It works quickly and is used to relieve bronchospasm.
The dosage of the inhaler varies from patient to patient but is usually around 1 to 2 puffs every 4 to 6 hours.
It is generally well tolerated.
Spiriva is used to prevent bronchospasm in people with bronchitis, emphysema, or COPD. It is usually just given once a day.
You should discuss these treatments with your doctor to find out which is best suited to you.
- Xopenex Information for Consumers
- Xopenex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xopenex (detailed)
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