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Arnuity Ellipta

Generically, the name: is fluticasone inhalation floo-TIK-aZ-zone.
Drug class: inhaled corticosteroids

What is Arnuity Ellipta?

Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone) is a corticosteroid. It prevents the release of chemicals in the body that trigger inflammation.Arnuity Ellipta is used to stop the occurrence of asthma attacks. The medicine is not able to help with an attack of asthma that has already started.Arnuity Ellipta can be used in conjunction with steroid medication to be taken by mouth.Arnuity Ellipta is recommended for use by children and adults who are at least 5 years old. older.


Arnuity Ellipta does not work as a treatment for asthma attacks. Seek medical attention when your breathing issues become worse in a short period of time or if you suspect the asthma medication you are taking isn't functioning in the same way.It is not recommended to apply the inhalation powder in case you have an allergy to proteins from milk.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to take Arnuity Ellipta if you are sensitive to fluticasone or milk proteins.Don't use Arnuity Ellipta to treat an asthma attack that has already begun.

To ensure that this medication is appropriate for you, tell your physician if you've had any of the following:

  • Any type of disease (bacterial or viral)
  • Cataracts or glaucoma;
  • An infection that is caused by parasites (such as malaria, giardia, and leishmaniasis), hookworm, pinworm, toxoplasmosis, and many more);
  • Tuberculosis;
  • Eye herpes infection;
  • Liver disease;
  • Low bone mineral density;
  • An immune system that is weak.

Long-term use of steroids could result in the loss of bone (osteoporosis), particularly when you smoke, if you are not active, if you don't have sufficient calcium or vitamin D from your food, and if you have a history of osteoporosis in your family. Consult your physician about the risks.Consult your physician if you are expecting. It isn't known if fluticasone can harm an unborn baby. But asthma that is not treated or controlled during pregnancy could result in complications like preterm birth and eclampsia (dangerously high hypertension), which could cause medical issues for both the baby and the mother. The advantages of treating asthma could outweigh the risk for the baby.It might not be safe to breastfeed when using fluticasone inhalation. Consult your physician about any potential risks.ArnuityEllipta is not a suitable choice for those who are younger than five years old.

Similar/related drugs

Xolair, Symbicort, Dupixent, Breo Ellipta, Ventolin, Ventolin HFA, and Xopenex

How to take Arnuity Ellipta?

Utilize Arnuity Ellipta as directed by your physician.Follow all the instructions on the prescription label. Do not take this medication in greater or lesser quantities or for longer periods than prescribed.Arnuity Ellipta does not work as a cure-all medicine. It is not effective enough to treat asthma attacks. Make sure you use a quick-action inhalation medication for asthma attacks. Consult a doctor if your breathing problems worsen fast or you believe your asthma medication is not effective enough.Check all information about your patient, such as medication guides and instructions sheets that you receive. Consult your physician or pharmacist for any additional concerns.Your dosage requirements might change if you have surgery, are sick, under stress, or recently experienced an attack of asthma. Don't alter the dose of your medication or stop taking Arnuity Ellipta without your doctor's recommendation.Arnuity Ellipta is an inhaler with a powder version of fluticasone. It comes with an inhaler that is loaded with blister packs of dosages of fluticasone that are measured. The device is opened and loaded with one blister of fluticasone each time you make use of the inhaler. The disc device should not be used in conjunction with spacers. Follow the directions for use by your doctor on your medication.To prevent yeast infections, clean your mouth using liquid (do not swallow) following the use of this medication. Be certain to focus on maintaining good oral hygiene. Fluticasone can lead to cavities and tooth discoloration.

The dose you take may be altered when you undergo surgery, are sick or stressed, or have recently experienced one of your asthma attacks. Do not alter the dose or frequency of your medications without consulting your physician.It is not advisable to stop taking Arnuity Ellipta suddenly, or your asthma may worsen.If you cease using any medication containing steroids, you may have to gradually stop. Follow your doctor's instructions.If you've switched to Arnuity Ellipta after using the orally (taken via mouth) drug, you should not stop taking the steroid immediately. Follow your doctor's instructions on how to taper your dosage. It may be necessary to resume the oral steroid medication in case you're stressed or are suffering from an asthma attack or another medical emergency. Wear an alert for medical conditions and carry an identification card that states the possibility of needing an oral steroid in the event of an emergency.Get medical attention. If you believe that one of your asthma medications is not working in the same way as it normally does,Your doctor should examine your progress when you're taking Arnuity Ellipta. Vision may also have to be checked on a regular basis at regularly scheduled intervals.Consult your physician if your symptoms don't improve after two weeks of treatment or if they become worse. If you have the peak flow gauge in your home, contact your doctor when your readings are lower than usual.Maintain at room temperature and away from light, moisture, extreme heat, or cold.Storage Arnuity Ellipta inside the sealed foil tray until it is ready for use. Discard any medicine that is not used within 6 weeks of opening the foil tray or when the counter on the inhaler device you use shows "0", whichever comes first.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Don't miss the missed dose, and take your next dosage of Arnuity Ellipta at the time you normally schedule. Don't use any additional medication to make up for the dose you missed.Limit your use to 1 inhalation a day.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help Line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.A high dose of fluticasone is not likely to result in dangerous symptoms. The long-term usage of a steroid inhaled could cause cataracts, glaucoma, and loss of skin tone, as well as modifications in the body's fat (especially around the neck, face back, hips, and waist), more facial hair or acne, menstrual issues, and impotence or losing interest in sexual

What should be avoided?

Avoid being around those who are sick or suffering from illnesses. Contact your doctor for treatment to prevent infection in the event that you have been exposed to measles or chickenpox. These diseases can be very serious and even fatal for those who take steroids.

Side effects of Arnuity Ellipta

Take immediate medical attention. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, Arnuity Ellipta asthmatic hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue.

Contact your doctor immediately. If you suffer from:

  • Feeling tired, weak, nauseated, vomiting, or feeling like you could be passing out;
  • Wheezing, choking, or having other breathing issues after taking this medication;
  • Blurred vision blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around light sources;
  • The severity of asthma symptoms
  • Vessels (fever or stomach pain, cough, swelling of the skin, intense numbness, tingling chest pain,
  • Liver issues lower stomach pain Loss of appetite, dark urine, and stools that are clay-coloured jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin)

Fluticasone can cause growth problems in children. Inform your doctor when your child isn't growing normally when taking this medication.

The most common Arnuity Ellipta side effects may be:

  • Symptoms of the cold, such as nasal stuffiness, sneezing, sinus pain, and a sore throat;
  • Low fever, cough, wheezing, chest tightness
  • Hoarseness, a deep voice, or a ringing in the throat;
  • Sores, white patches in the mouth, or around your lips
  • Headaches migraine
  • Nausea, vomiting, and an upset stomach.

This list does not represent an exhaustive compilation of side effects. Others could happen. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. Contact the FDA with any adverse reactions by dialing their hotline number: 1-800-FDA-1088.

Interaction with other drug

There are times when it's not recommended to take certain medications simultaneously. Certain medications can alter the blood levels of other medications you are taking, which could cause more side effects or make the drugs less effective.

Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are currently taking and all you are about to start or stop taking, particularly:

  • An antibiotic
  • Antifungal medicine;
  • Antiviral medicine for treating hiv or aids and
  • Steroid medicine.

This list isn't comprehensive. Other medications can interact with fluticasone. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines such as vitamins and herbal products. There are not all the interactions mentioned in this drug guide.