What is Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Breo Ellipta Relvar Ellipta

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Fluticasone-Vilanterol is a combination inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta-2-adrenergic agonists. It is used to treat airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Asthma 31 17
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 8 4
Wheezing 5 3
Allergic asthma 1 2
Emphysema 1 0
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 1 3

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
2
Moderate
1
Mild
3
None
22

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1
Chronic belching 1
Dry mouth 1
Excessive dry mouth 1
Increased anxiety 1
Irritation of mouth 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol

Dosage Patients
100-25 mcg/puff daily 12
200-25 mcg/puff daily 12
100 mcg daily 2
200 mcg daily 2
1 other daily 1
4 other daily 1
24 mg daily 1
100-25 mcg/puff twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 4
Did not seem to work 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Expense 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 10 patients who've stopped taking Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol

Duration

Currently taking Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 6
1 - 2 years 14
2 - 5 years 7

Stopped taking Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 23
Usually 5
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 21
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 3
$25-49 4
< $25 8
Not specified 11

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Advair Diskus) 7
Budesonide-Formoterol (Symbicort) 5
Albuterol (Albuterol Inhaler) 3
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 3
Tiotropium inhaler (Spiriva HandiHaler) 3

Show all 9 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Advair Diskus) 2
Budesonide-Formoterol (Symbicort) 1
Montelukast (Singulair) 1
Olodaterol-Tiotropium (Stiolto Respimat) 1
Pirfenidone (Esbriet) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol

Apr 15, 2017 (Started Dec 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200-25 mcg/puff Daily
Advice & Tips: I had hoped for more relief than it has provided. Important to remember to wash out my mouth after using to prevent developing thrush. It does help my breathing some which helps my energy levels some, too.

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