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  • Generic Name: (roflumilast)
    Other Brands: N/A
  • Last Revised: 12/2015
    • What is this medication and its most common uses?

      Daliresp is a medicine used to reduce the number of flare-ups or worsening of symptoms associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

    • What should I know when beginning and continuing on this medication?

      How does this medication work?

      Daliresp is thought to work by reducing swelling in your lungs.

      This medication is not used for emergency or immediate treatment of symptoms of asthma or COPD. Always have a short-acting rescue inhaler (such as albuterol) to treat sudden symptoms.

      What are the beneficial effects of this medication and when should I begin to have results?

      What: Daliresp has been shown to decrease the number of flare-ups or worsening of COPD symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath, thereby improving your lung function.

      When: Everyone responds differently to treatment, so try to be patient and follow your healthcare provider's directions. It is important that you take Daliresp exactly as your healthcare provider has prescribed.

      How do I know it is working?

      Your healthcare provider may perform tests to check your lung function and may ask you questions to assess how well your symptoms are controlled.

    • What are the possible side effects of this medication?

      The following is not a full list of side effects. Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your healthcare provider as soon as possible. Only your healthcare provider can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this medication.

      More common side effects may include: diarrhea, weight loss, nausea, headache, back pain, flu-like symptoms, trouble sleeping, dizziness, loss of appetite.

      Less common side effects may include:

      Mental health problems including suicidal thoughts and behavior with symptoms such as thoughts of suicide or dying; attempts to commit suicide; trouble sleeping; new or worse anxiety or depression; acting on dangerous impulses; or other unusual changes in your mood or behavior.

    • Who should not take this medication?

      Do not take Daliresp if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

      Do not take Daliresp if you have certain liver problems.

    • What should I tell my healthcare provider before I take the first dose of this medication?

      Tell your healthcare provider about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Daliresp. Also, talk to your healthcare provider about your complete medical history, especially if you have liver problems; history of mental health problems; or if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

    • What is the usual dosage?

      The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your healthcare provider uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your healthcare provider may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your healthcare provider's approval.

      Adults: The recommended dose is 500 micrograms once a day.

    • How should I take this medication?

      Take Daliresp exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider.

      Take Daliresp with or without food.

    • What should I avoid while taking this medication?

      Do not change your dose or stop taking Daliresp without first talking to your healthcare provider.

    • What are the possible food and drug interactions associated with this medication?

      If Daliresp is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Daliresp may interact with numerous medications. Therefore, it is very important that you tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking.

    • May I receive this medication if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

      The effects Daliresp during pregnancy are unknown. Daliresp may be found in your breast milk if you take it while breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while you are taking Daliresp. Tell your healthcare provider immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

    • What should I do if I miss a dose of this medication?

      If you miss a dose of Daliresp, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at once.

    • How should I store this medication?

      Store at room temperature.

    • Who should I contact in case of emergency or overdose?
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      In the event of a medical emergency call your doctor or 9-1-1 immediately. In the event of overdose, call your doctor or poison control for further instructions.
      National Poison Control#: Call 1-800-222-1222

      This PDR+ drug information has been developed by the Physicians’ Desk Reference Network (PDRN), a source of medication information trusted by doctors for over 65 years.

      This monograph summarizes the most important information about your medication and does not cover all the information you may need. If you have any questions or concerns or want to learn more about your medication, ask your healthcare provider; he/she will be able to provide answers to your questions. This medication should only be used by the patient for whom it was prescribed and should not be shared with other people.
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