SEEBRI BREEZHALER 0.05 mg. 30 capsules

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SEEBRI BREEZHALER 0.05 mg. 30 capsules
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What is Seebri Breezhaler and what it is used.
What is Seebri Breezhaler
This product contains the active substance glycopyrronium bromide. It belongs to a group of medicines called bronchodilators.

What is Seebri Breezhaler
This drug is used to facilitate breathing in elderly patients who have difficulty breathing due to a lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). When you inhale it helps you breathe more easily.
Using this medicine once a day will help to reduce the effects of COPD on your daily life.
COPD muscles around the airways tighten. This impedes breathing. This drug blocks the tightening of the muscles in the lungs and facilitates entry and exit of air from the lungs.

2. What you should know before using Seebri Breezhaler
Do not use Seebri Breezhaler:
if you are allergic to glycopyrronium bromide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your doctor before using Seebri Breezhaler, if something is written below applies to you:
if you have kidney problems;
if you have an eye problem called glaucoma;
if you have difficulty passing urine.
During treatment with Seebri Breezhaler:
Tell your doctor immediately if you experience chest tightness, coughing, wheezing or breathlessness immediately after using this medicine (signs of bronchospasm);
stop using the medicine and tell your doctor immediately if you experience eye pain or discomfort, temporary blurring of vision, with the occurrence of halo or colored spots, accompanied by redness of the eye. These may be signs of an acute attack of glaucoma.
Seebri Breezhaler is used as a maintenance treatment for COPD. Do not use this medicine to treat an acute attack of breathlessness or wheezing.

Children and adolescents
Do not give this medicine to children and adolescents under 18 years.

Other medicines and Seebri Breezhaler
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This includes drugs like Seebri Breezhaler, used to treat your pulmonary disease, such as ipratropium, oxitropium, and tiotropium (ie., Anticholinergic agents).

Pregnancy, lactation and fertility
There are no data from the use of this medicine in pregnant and does not know whether the active substance in this medicine passes into breast milk.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.

Driving and using machines
It is unlikely that this medicine affect your ability to drive and use machines.

Seebri Breezhaler contains lactose
This medicine contains lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

3. How to use Seebri Breezhaler
Always use this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

How Seebri Breezhaler accept
The usual dose is to inhale the contents of one capsule daily.
We have to inhale once daily because the effect of this medicine lasts for 24 hours.
Do not take more than your doctor has told you.

Elderly
If you are aged 75 and over can use this medicine at the same dose as other adults.

When to inhale Seebri Breezhaler
Use this medicine at the same time each day. This will help you never forget it.

Seebri Breezhaler with food and drink
You may inhale this medicine anytime predi or after taking food or drinks.

How to inhale Seebri Breezhaler
In this package will find an inhaler and capsules (in blister packs) containing a medicament in the form of powder for inhalation. Only use the capsules with the inhaler provided in this pack (inhaler Seebri Breezhaler). The capsules should remain in the blister pack until it is time to use them;
Do not remove the capsule through the foil;
When you start a new pack, use the new inhaler Seebri Breezhaler, in the pack;
Dispose of each inhaler after 30 days of use;
Do not swallow capsules;
Please read the instructions at the end of this leaflet for further information on the use of the inhaler.
If you take more dose Seebri Breezhaler
If you have inhaled too much of this medicine or if someone else uses your capsules, tell your doctor immediately or go to the nearest emergency room. Show packaging Seebri Breezhaler. You may need medical attention.

If you forget to use Seebri Breezhaler
If you forget to inhale a dose, inhale January as soon as possible. Do not inhale two doses on the same day. Then take the next dose at the usual time.

How long to continue your treatment with Seebri Breezhaler
Continue treatment with this medicine as long as your doctor tells you;
COPD is a chronic disease and you should use this medication every day and not only when you have breathing problems or other symptoms of COPD.
If you have any questions about the duration of treatment with this medicine, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Some side effects can be serious, but are uncommon;
Irregular heartbeat;
High blood sugar (hyperglycemia: typical symptoms include excessive thirst or hunger and frequent urination).
If any of these side effects, tell your doctor immediately.
Some side effects are common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
Dry mouth;
insomnia;
Runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat;
Diarrhea or abdominal pain.
Some side effects are uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):
Difficulty and pain when urinating;
Painful and frequent urination;
palpitations;
rash;
stiffness;
Cough with phlegm;
Dental caries;
Feeling of pressure or pain in the cheeks and forehead;
Nosebleeds;
Pain in arms or legs;
Pain in the muscles, bones or joints of the chest;
Stomach discomfort after meals;
Sore throat;
fatigue;
Weakness.
Some elderly patients over 75 years, experienced headache (often) and urinary tract infection (common).

If you get any side effects, tell your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible effects not listed in this leaflet.

5. How to store
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the carton and blister after "EXP:" / "EXP". The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25 ° C.
The capsules can be stored in the original package to protect from moisture and do not draw it until immediately before use.
Each inhaler should be discarded after 30 days of use.
Do not use if you notice that the pack is damaged or shows signs of opening.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Seebri Breezhaler
The active substance is glycopyrronium bromide. Each capsule contains 63 micrograms glycopyrronium bromide (corresponding to 50 micrograms glikopironium). The delivered dose (the dose that leaves the mouthpiece of the inhaler) corresponds to 44 micrograms glikopironium.
The other ingredients of the powder for inhalation are lactose monohydrate and magnesium stearate.

Seebri Breezhaler looks like and contents of the pack
In this package you will find an inhaler, together with capsules in blister packs. The capsules are clear and orange and contain a white powder. They have a product code "GPL50" printed in black above and company logo printed in black below a black bar.

The following packages:
Single pack containing 6h1, 12h1 or 30h1 hard capsules, with an inhaler.
Multipacks containing 90 (3 packs of 30x1) hard capsules and 3 inhaler.
Multipacks containing 96 (4 packs of 24x1) hard capsules and 4 inhaler.
Multipacks containing 150 (25 packs of 6x1) hard capsules and 25 inhalers.

Instructions for use of the inhaler Seebri Breezhaler
Please read the following instructions carefully to learn how to use this medicine.
Use only the inhaler Seebri Breezhaler in this box. Do not use Seebri Breezhaler capsules with any other inhaler, Seebri Breezhaler inhaler to take any other capsule;
Do not remove the capsule through the foil to take it out of the blister;
When you start a new pack, only use the inhaler Seebri Breezhaler in new packaging;
Each inhaler should be discarded after 30 days of use. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines and inhalers no longer required;
Do not swallow capsules. The powder in the capsules is inhaled.
Your package Seebri Breezhaler
Each pack contains Seebri Breezhaler:
an inhaler Seebri Breezhaler;
one or more blister packs of capsules Seebri Breezhaler, to be used with the inhaler.
How to use the inhaler
1. Pull off the cap.
2. Open inhaler: Hold the base of the inhaler and tilt the mouthpiece. Thus the inhaler is opened.
3. Prepare capsule: Take one of the blister from the blister card as a tear along the perforations. Take individual blister and peel off the protective film to access the capsule.
Do not remove the capsule through the foil.
4. Take the capsule: capsules should always be stored in the blister, and only removed immediately before use.
With dry hands, take the capsule from the blister.
Do not swallow capsule.
5. Insert capsule: Place the capsule into the capsule chamber of the inhaler.
Never place a capsule directly into the mouthpiece.
6. Close the inhaler: Close the inhaler until you hear a "click".
7. Drill capsule:
Hold the inhaler upright with the mouthpiece pointing up;
Puncture the capsule by pressing the buttons located on both sides. Do this only once;
Drilling of the capsule should hear a "click".
8. Release the side buttons fully.
9. Breathe out: Before placing the mouthpiece in your mouth, breathe out fully.
Do not blow into the mouthpiece.
10. Inhale the medicine:
To breathe the medicine deep into the lungs:
Hold the inhaler as shown in the figure. The side buttons should be facing left and right. Do not press;
Place the mouthpiece in your mouth and close your lips around it;
Breathe in rapidly but without a break as you deeper. Do not press the side buttons.
11. Note:
As you breathe in through the inhaler, the capsule spins around in the chamber and you should hear a whirring noise. Will experience a sweet flavor as the medicine goes into your lungs.
If you do not hear a whirring noise:
The capsule may be blocked in the capsule chamber. If this happens:
Open the inhaler and carefully loosen the capsule by tapping the base of the inhaler. Do not press the side buttons;
Inhale the medicine again by repeating steps 9 and 10.
12. Hold your breath:
Once you have inhaled the medicine:
Hold your breath for at least 5-10 seconds or as long as you can while taking the inhaler out of your mouth;
Then exhale;
Open the inhaler to see if any powder is left in the capsule.
If the remaining powder in the capsule:
Close the inhaler;
Repeat steps 9 to 12.
Most people are able to empty the capsule with one or two inhalations.

13. Additional information
Sometimes it is possible some people to cough briefly after inhaling the medicine. If this happens, do not worry. Once the capsule is empty, you have received enough of your medicine. Once you have finished taking your daily dose Seebri Breezhaler:
Open the mouthpiece again, and remove the empty capsule by tipping it out of the capsule chamber. Discard the empty capsule into the trash;
Close the inhaler and place the cap.
Do not store the capsules in the inhaler Seebri Breezhaler.
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