Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes. Unless you are told to stop using Trelegy Ellipta by your doctor, continue its use or your symptoms might return. Check with your doctor if you are unsure about which medicines for COPD you should continue taking whilst being treated with Trelegy Ellipta.5

Because the ingredients in Trelegy Ellipta are effective for 24 hours, for it to work properly you only need to take it once a day, at the same time every day. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember but take no more than one puff per day. After that, revert back to taking your dose at your usual time.1,4-5

The dose counter starts on 30 because it's measuring the number of doses left in the puffer. Each Trelegy Ellipta puffer contains 30 doses, which, because it's used once each day, gives you a 30- day supply.4,5

If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and use your next dose when you are meant to. Otherwise, use it as soon as you remember, then go back to using it as you would normally. Do not take an extra dose to make up for a missed dose.5

Yes, Trelegy Ellipta contains fluticasone furoate which belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids, often simply called steroids. They are not 'anabolic steroids' which are the steroids sometimes misused by athletes.5

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:5 Don't use Trelegy Ellipta if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lactose or milk protein, or if you are allergic to fluticasone furoate, umeclidinium, vilanterol or any other ingredients of Trelegy Ellipta. Common side effects, these may affect up to 1 in 10 people, include sore, raised patches in the mouth, or throat caused by a fungal infection (thrush); headache; cough, hoarseness; painful and frequent urination (may be signs of a urinary tract infection); joint pain; back pain; constipation; itchy, runny or blocked nose; pain in the back of the mouth and throat; inflammation of the sinuses; inflammation of the lungs (bronchitis); flu (influenza); infection of the nose, sinuses or throat; & infection of the upper airways. If you think you are having an allergic reaction to Trelegy Ellipta, stop using this medicine and tell your doctor immediately or go to the accident and emergency department at your nearest hospital.

Any information provided on this website should be discussed with a healthcare professional (HCP) and does not replace an HCP's advice.

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