Arcapta Neohaler (Indacaterol) is used long term, 1 time each day, in controlling symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults with COPD. LABA medicines such as Arcapta Neohaler help the muscles around the airways in your lungs stay relaxed to prevent symptoms, such as wheezing, cough, chest tightness and shortness of breath. Arcapta Neohaler is not for use to treat sudden symptoms of COPD. Always have a short-acting beta2-agonist medicine with you to treat sudden symptoms. If you do not have an inhaled, short-acting bronchodilator, contact your healthcare provider to have one prescribed for you. It is not known if Arcapta Neohaler is safe and effective in people with asthma. Arcapta Neohaler should not be used in children. It is not known if Arcapta Neohaler is safe and effective in children. Do not swallow Arcapta capsules. Arcapta capsules should always be used with the Neohaler inhaler only.
Canadian Pharmacy King currently offers the brand Arcapta Neohaler Inhalation Capsules from Canada & the United Kingdom (Onbrez Breezhaler) and from Turkey by Novartis. Arcapta Neohaler Inhalation Capsules are available in a dosage of 75 mcg, 150 mcg, and 300 mcg inhalation capsules. The generic alternative is currently unavailable.
Common side effects Arcapta Neohaler may include runny nose; cough; sore throat; headache and nausea. Call your doctor immediately if you notice more serious side effects such as:
• Chest pain;
• Fast or irregular heartbeat(palpitations);
• High blood sugar;
• Increased blood pressure;
• Low blood potassium (which may cause symptoms of muscle spasm, muscle weakness or abnormal heart rhythm);
• Serious allergic reactions including rash, hives, swelling of the tongue, lips and face, difficulties in breathing or swallowing;
• Sudden shortness of breath that may be life-threatening
This is not a complete list of side effects, and others may occur. Contact your doctor if any of these side effects worsen or persist.
Do not use Arcapta Neohaler if you have asthma; have had an allergic reaction to indacaterol or any of the ingredients in Arcapta Neohaler. Tell your healthcare provider about all of your health conditions, including if you have heart problems; have high blood pressure; have seizures; have thyroid problems; have diabetes; are pregnant or planning to become pregnant; are breastfeeding; are allergic to Arcapta Neohaler or any of its ingredients, any other medicines, or food products. Arcapta Neohaler contains lactose (milk sugar) and a small amount of milk proteins. It is possible that allergic reactions may happen in patients who have a severe milk protein allergy. Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Arcapta Neohaler and certain other medicines may interact with each other. This may cause serious side effects. Do not use Arcapta Neohaler more often than prescribed; more medicine than prescribed for you, or with other LABA medicines.
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