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Background and Date of Approval

Glycopyrrolate + Indacaterol belongs to the therapeutic class of bronchodilators.

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Glycopyrrolate + Indacaterol relaxes the airways' muscles and opens them up, making it easier for air to flow in and out of the lungs.

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Glycopyrrolate + Indacaterol treats chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). helps to relax the muscles in the airways and open them up, making breathing easier. It is a long-acting bronchodilator, which means that it provides relief from COPD symptoms.

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Glycopyrrolate + Indacaterol is administered via inhalation only. It is important to follow your doctor's instructions carefully when using this medication and not to take more than the prescribed dose.

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Glycopyrrolate + Indacaterol can cause allergic reactions, including hives, swelling of the face, throat, or tongue, difficulty breathing, and dizziness. It can increase the risk of heart problems, such as heart attack and arrhythmia. It can worsen narrow-angle glaucoma, a type of eye pressure that can lead to blindness.


If you experience any symptoms like allergic reactions, including hives, swelling of the face, throat, or tongue, difficulty breathing, and dizziness, after taking Glycopyrrolate + Indacaterolseek medical attention immediately. If you have heart problems, talk to your doctor before using this medication. If you have narrow-angle glaucoma, talk to your doctor before using it.

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Glycopyrrolate + Indacaterol are dry mouth, sore throat, cough, headache, dizziness, constipation, diarrhea, muscle cramps, difficulty urinating, increased heart rate, and palpitations. Serious side effects are rare, including allergic reactions, heart problems, and narrow-angle glaucoma.

Word Of Advice

Tell your doctor about your medical conditions and any medications you take, including over-the-counter medications and herbal supplements, before taking Glycopyrrolate + Indacaterol. This will help your doctor to determine if it is right for you and to monitor you for any potential side effects. Do not take it if you are allergic to glycopyrrolate, indacaterol, or any other ingredient in this medication. Use it exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than the prescribed dose, and do not use it more often than prescribed. If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose as usual. Do not double up on doses. If you experience any side effects while using it, talk to your doctor. Keep this medication out of the reach of children.

Frequently Asked Question


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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice, it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you can receive this treatment.