Breo Ellipta (fluticasone furoate/vilanterol) is a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) inhaler which is used regularly to improve breathing and to decrease symptoms such as difficulty breathing and wheezing. Breo Ellipta is made up of the corticosteroid fluticasone and the long-acting beta agonist vilanterol which both reduce swelling in your airways in order to make breathing easier for you. Breo Ellipta is not a rescue inhaler and should not be used to relieve sudden bronchospasm attacks.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Breo Ellipta:
If you have any of the following Breo side effects, seek medical help:
Is Breo Ellipta a rescue inhaler?
No. Breo Ellipta must be taken regularly to be effective. It will not relieve sudden shortness of breath?
What else is Breo Ellipta called?
Breo Ellipta is also known as Relvar internationally. Relvar is the same brand name medication with a different name internationally and is not a generic alternative medication.