Human body is a complex combination of different systems that need to work along well for the proper functioning of our body.

Several different systems in human body perform different functions and if there is some issue with even one organ of that respective system, then it becomes a problem for the complete body to function properly and the person may suffer severely.

One of the most important systems of our body is the Respiratory System of our body that is responsible for the process of respiration. Perhaps the most important part of this system is the Lungs.

There are certain cases when the patient is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease that is also known as COPD or even asthma.

In such cases, it becomes increasingly hard for the patient to carry out normal breathing and he may suffer from shortness of breath and it may even prove to be fatal in some cases.

In this situation, Breo Ellipta might just prove our to be a life saver and help the patient to learn to live with Asthma or COPD.

In this article, we will have a look at the different important aspects that are associated with this inhaler and also look at the side effects and the Precautionary Measures that need to be taken.

How Does It Work?

Breo Ellipta actually consists of two Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

  1. fluticasone
  2. vilanterol

So, as a combination drugs it helps to reduce the swelling of the airways that are present in the lungs and hence the process of breathing becomes an easy job.

It also helps the muscles around the airways to relax hence allowing much smooth breathing.

How Is It Used? What Is The Recommended Dosage?

This medicine can just be taken with the usage of an Inhaler and hence it must be taken with extreme caution because most probably there won’t be any doctor around you when you have to inhale every day.

The inhaler should be cleaned properly and the Dosage should be entered into the inhaler properly. Once the Dosage is added to the inhaler, then all you need to do is to open the cap and inhale the medicine properly.

Once you open up the cap and close it without inhaling then you have actually missed your Dosage. You also need to keep it in mind that you can only inhale it once per day and you should not use it more than once a day.

Side Effects of Breo Ellipta

  1. It can cause headaches for the person using it.
  2. Runny nose or a sore throat may also be caused because of it.
  3. Sometimes the person may even suffer from coughing as well.

These aren’t major side effects and you can easily ask your doctor if any of these side effects take place.

Precautionary Measures To Take While Using Breo Ellipta

  1. You should not use it if you are allergic to milk or milk products.
  2. If you are using it along with other Inhalers as well then this should be used at the last of them all.