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Anoro Ellipta: 7 things you should know

Medically reviewed by Carmen Pope, BPharm. Last updated on Sep 26, 2023.

1. How it works

2. Upsides

3. Downsides

If you are between the ages of 18 and 60, take no other medication or have no other medical conditions, side effects you are more likely to experience include:

Note: In general, seniors or children, people with certain medical conditions (such as liver or kidney problems, heart disease, diabetes, seizures) or people who take other medications are more at risk of developing a wider range of side effects. View complete list of side effects

4. Bottom Line

Anoro Ellipta is a once-daily inhalation that may be used to help maintain airway opening in adults with COPD. It is well-tolerated with few side effects, but it should not be used to treat asthma.

5. Tips

6. Response and effectiveness

7. Interactions

Medicines that interact with Anoro Ellipta may either decrease its effect, affect how long it works, increase side effects, or have less of an effect when taken with Anoro Ellipta. An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of the medications; however, sometimes it does. Speak to your doctor about how drug interactions should be managed.

Anoro Ellipta interacts with over 460 medications and most of these interactions are considered major or moderate. Common medications that may interact with Anoro Ellipta include:

Use caution when administering with strong CYP3A4 inhibitors, such as ritonavir, clarithromycin, conivaptan, indinavir, itraconazole, nefazodone, or voriconazole

Note that this list is not all-inclusive and includes only common medications that may interact with Anoro Ellipta. You should refer to the prescribing information for Anoro Ellipta for a complete list of interactions.


Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Anoro Ellipta only for the indication prescribed.

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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