Daliresp (Roflumilast) is used to prevent the worsening of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in people with severe COPD and chronic bronchitis. It reduces inflammation in the lungs that leads to COPD. Daliresp is not a bronchodilator; it does not treat a bronchospasm attack that has already begun.
The brand Daliresp is from Canada also known as Daxas manufactured by AstraZeneca. The generic Roflumilast is also known as Rofaday by Lupin in India. It is available in the strength of 500 mcg.
Less serious Daliresp side effects may include:
• Back pain;
• Flu Symptoms;
• Loss of appetite;
• Runny or stuffy nose;
• Stomach pain, diarrhea, and nausea
Contact your doctor immediately if you have a serious side effect such as:
• Pain or burning when you urinate;
• Unexpected weight loss
You should not use Daliresp if you are allergic to Roflumilast, or if you have moderate or severe liver disease. There may be an interaction between Daliresp and other medications such as HIV medications, medicines to treat narcolepsy, seizure medications. . Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breast- feeding or planning to become pregnant while using this medication. Talk to your doctor about all the medications you are currently taking including OTC and herbal medications.