Tudorza Pressair (aclidinium) Disease Interactions
There are 3 disease interactions with Tudorza Pressair (aclidinium):
Inhaled Anticholinergic Bronchodilators (Includes Tudorza Pressair) ↔ Milk Protein Allergies
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Lactose Intolerance
Some inhaled anticholinergic bronchodilators such as aclidinium and umeclidinium are contraindicated in patients with severe hypersensitivity to milk proteins. There have been reports of anaphylactic reactions on these patients after inhalation of other powder products containing lactose, therefore patients with severe milk protein allergy should not use these products.
Aclidinium (Includes Tudorza Pressair) ↔ Liver Impairment
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Liver Disease
The manufacturers report that the effects of hepatic impairment on the pharmacokinetics of aclidinium have not been studied. Caution is advised if used on these patients.
Inhaled Anticholinergic Agents (Includes Tudorza Pressair) ↔ Anticholinergic Effects
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Urinary Retention, Glaucoma (Narrow Angle)
Aclidinium, ipratropium, and tiotropium are anticholinergic agents. Although systemic effects are uncommon due to the poor absorption of quaternary ammonium compounds from gastrointestinal and nasal mucosa, worsening of urinary retention or angle-closure glaucoma has been reported. Increased intraocular pressure and precipitation or exacerbation of angle-closure glaucoma may also occur due to inadvertent contact of the eye with aerosolized or nebulized drug. Accordingly, therapy with quaternary ammonium compounds should be administered cautiously in patients with urinary retention/obstruction or angle-closure glaucoma. Measures should be taken whenever possible to minimize ocular exposure to these drugs, such as keeping eyes closed during oral inhalation or use of a mouthpiece rather than face mask during nebulization. Patients should be advised to contact their physician if they experience urinary difficulty or signs and symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma (e.g., eye pain or discomfort; blurred vision; visual halos; colored images in association with red eyes from conjunctival congestion or corneal edema).
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Tudorza Pressair (aclidinium) drug Interactions
There are 367 drug interactions with Tudorza Pressair (aclidinium)
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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