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Umeclidinium Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 62.5 mcg (0.0625 mg)/inh

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance

1 inhalation (62.5 mcg) orally once a day
Maximum dose: 1 inhalation every 24 hours

Use: Treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD, including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Mild to moderate liver dysfunction: No adjustment recommended.
Severe liver dysfunction: No studies have been performed.

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Administer at the same time every day.
-For oral inhalation only.
-The manufacturer product information should be consulted for instructions for use.

General:
-This drug should not be used to relieve acute symptoms of COPD, extra doses should not be used for that purpose.
-Treat acute symptoms with an inhaled short acting beta2-agonist.

Patient advice:
-Patients should seek medical attention immediately if their COPD symptoms get worse, if they need more inhalations than usual of their rescue inhaler, if they develop signs and symptoms of narrow-angle glaucoma and/or urinary retention.
-Patients should not stop therapy with this drug without physician/provider guidance since symptoms may recur after discontinuation.
-Discontinue this drug if paradoxical bronchospasm occurs.

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