What may interact with Brovana?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:

-MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

-medicines for colds
-medicines for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances
-medicines for weight loss including some herbal products
-some antibiotics like clarithromycin, erythromycin, levofloxacin, and linezolid
-some heart medicines
-steroid hormones like dexamethasone, cortisone, hydrocortisone

What should I tell my health care provider before I take Brovana?

They need to know if you have any of the following conditions:

-have asthma and are not taking any other asthma medicine
-heart disease or irregular heartbeat
-high blood pressure
-thyroid disease
-worsening asthma
-an unusual or allergic reaction to arformoterol, other medicines, food, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant

What should I watch for while using Brovana?

Visit your health care provider for regular checks on your progress. Tell your health care provider if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
NEVER use this medicine for an acute asthma attack. You should use your short-acting rescue inhaler for an acute attack. If your symptoms get worse or if you need your short-acting inhalers more often, call your health care provider right away.
This medicine can worsen breathing or cause wheezing right after you use it. Be sure you have a short-acting inhaler for acute attacks (wheezing) nearby. If this happens, stop using this medicine right away and call your health care provider.
This medicine may increase your risk of dying from asthma-related problems. Talk to your health care provider if you have questions.
Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds or allergies without asking your health care provider for advice. Some nonprescription medicine can affect this one.
You and your health care provider should develop an Asthma Action Plan that is just for you. Be sure to know what to do if you are in the yellow (asthma is getting worse) or red (medical alert) zones.
If you are going to need surgery or other procedure, tell your health care provider that you are using this medicine.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.
Ideally, store in the refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F) before use. Keep this medicine in the foil pouches until you are ready to use. The medicine should be clear. Do not use any discolored solution. You may store this medicine at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F) for up to 6 weeks. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.