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  • BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is a prescription medication used long-term to treat adults with COPD READ MORE...(chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. SHOW LESS
  • BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is not a rescue inhaler and is not for use to treat sudden COPD symptoms. READ MORE...It is not for use in asthma. SHOW LESS

LIVING WITH COPD

FINDING YOUR PERSONAL MOTIVATION

Staying motivated matters when you have COPD.

Making a personal change can be exciting, but it can be a little challenging when you have a breathing condition.

Replacing long-held habits that you're pretty attached to doesn’t happen overnight. But it helps to be kind to yourself, recognize and acknowledge every small step you take, and have a guiding light that keeps you going when the going gets tough.

Although “breathing better” is a great incentive, it can be a little hard to define. Translate it into what it means for you and it can seem a whole lot more inspiring. Think about the following and see what’s motivating you to make some changes:

  • What would you be able to do if your breathing was better? Is it being able to walk in nature again? Would you like to socialize with your friends more? Or perhaps it’s being better able to travel and see your family and loved ones?
  • How do you think you would feel if you were managing your breathing better? What would be different?
  • What gets you through when things aren’t going so well? What drives you to pick yourself back up?

Uncovering your motivation is all about finding what lights your fire. Once you know what does it for you, keep focusing on it and do whatever it takes to keep your motivational fire alive and burning.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

  • BEVESPI AEROSPHERE combines an anticholinergic, glycopyrrolate, and a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) medicine, formoterol fumarate. LABA medicines, such as formoterol, when used alone can increase the risk of serious asthma-related events, including hospitalizations and death from asthma problems. When an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and LABA are used together, this risk is not significantly increased
  • BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is not for the treatment of asthma. It is not known if BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is safe and effective in people with asthma
  • Do not use BEVESPI AEROSPHERE to treat sudden symptoms of COPD. Always have a rescue inhaler with you to treat sudden symptoms
  • Do not use BEVESPI AEROSPHERE if you are allergic to glycopyrrolate, formoterol fumarate, or to any of the ingredients in BEVESPI AEROSPHERE
  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take and about all your health conditions
  • Do not use BEVESPI AEROSPHERE more often than prescribed
  • Do not take BEVESPI AEROSPHERE with other medicines that contain a LABA or an anticholinergic for any reason
  • Call your healthcare provider or get medical care right away if:
    • Your breathing problems get worse
    • You need to use your rescue inhaler more often than usual or your rescue inhaler doesn’t work as well at relieving symptoms

BEVESPI AEROSPHERE can cause serious side effects, including:

  • Sudden breathing problems immediately after inhaling your medicine
  • Serious allergic reactions. Call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical care if you get any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash; hives; swelling of the face, mouth and tongue; breathing problems
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat, increased blood pressure, chest pain
  • Tremor or nervousness
  • New or worsened eye problems, including acute narrow-angle glaucoma. Symptoms may include: eye pain or discomfort, nausea or vomiting, blurred vision, seeing halos or bright colors around lights, and red eyes. If you have these symptoms, call your healthcare provider right away before taking another dose
  • New or worsened urinary retention. Symptoms may include difficulty urinating, painful urination, urinating frequently, or urinating in a weak stream or drips. If you have any of these symptoms, stop taking BEVESPI AEROSPHERE and call your healthcare provider right away
  • High blood sugar or low blood potassium

Common side effects of BEVESPI AEROSPHERE include urinary tract infection and cough. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

APPROVED USE

BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is a prescription medicine used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD includes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is used as 2 inhalations, 2 times each day in the morning and in the evening, to improve symptoms of COPD for better breathing. Do not use BEVESPI AEROSPHERE to treat sudden symptoms of COPD; it won't replace a rescue inhaler. BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is not for the treatment of asthma.

Please read full Prescribing Information , including Patient Information and Instructions for Use .

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

  • BEVESPI AEROSPHERE combines an anticholinergic, glycopyrrolate, and a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) medicine, formoterol fumarate. LABA medicines, such as formoterol, when used alone can increase the risk of serious asthma-related events, including hospitalizations and death from asthma problems. When an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and LABA are used together, this risk is not significantly increased

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The information on this Web site should not take the place of talking with your doctor or health care professional. If you have any questions about your condition, or if you would like more information about BEVESPI AEROSPHERE or COPD, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Only you and your doctor can decide if BEVESPI AEROSPHERE is right for you.