Arnuity Ellipta (Fluticasone Furoate) is prescription oral inhalation medication used to treat and prevent the symptoms of asthma in patients aged 12 years or older. Fluticasone Furoate is a once-daily inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) medicine that works by reducing inflammation associated with asthma and helps to prevent and control the symptoms. It should NOT be used the relief of sudden asthma attack, which is required a quick-relief inhaler such as Salbutamol for the fast action. Use Arnuity Ellipta inhaler exactly prescribed.
There are other Ellipta inhalers from GSK are also available on the market, including: Breo Ellipta (First Ellipta inhaler), Anoro Ellipta, and Incruse Ellipta are used for the treatment of COPD.
We currently have the brand Arnuity Ellipta comes from Canada manufactured by GSK. It is available in dry powder inhaler and two approved doses: 100 mcg and 200 mcg. Generic Fluticasone Furoate inhalation is currently unavailable.
The most common side effects of Arnuity Ellipta inhaler include:
• Back pain;
• Dry or irritated throat;
• Hoarseness or voice changes;
• Runny or stuffy nose;
• Stomach pain;
If you suffer any serious side effects as below, please notify your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
• Bone pains;
• Easy bruising or bleeding;
• Increased thirsty or urination;
• Mental or mood changes;
• Serious allergic reactions including hives, rash, swelling of the face, mouth, and tongue;
• Severe wheezing or trouble breathing;
• Signs of infections such as chills and fever;
• Vision problems;
• White patches in your mouth or on your tongue;
Do not take Arnuity Ellipta inhalation if you are allergic to Fluticasone Furoate or milk proteins or any ingredient in this medication. Tell your doctor about all the medical conditions you have had before.
• Any infections including chickenpox or measles;
• Bone loss or osteoporosis;
• Eye problems such as cataracts or glaucoma;
• Immune system problem;
• Liver problems;
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking including prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines including herbal supplements, especially: HIV drugs and azole antifungals that may affect how fluticasone works. Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.