zanamivir, Relenza (cont.)

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SIDE EFFECTS: The most frequent side effects are:

Other important side effects include:

Patients with respiratory diseases may experience breathing problems when treated with zanamivir due to irritation of the breathing tubes by the particles from the inhaler. If breathing problems occur, zanamivir should be discontinued. Patients who have asthma or other breathing problems that make them sensitive to inhaled particles should have a fast acting, inhaled bronchodilator available to treat any breathing problem that may occur when zanamivir is used.



PREPARATIONS: Inhalation Powder: 5 mg per inhalation

STORAGE: Zanamivir should be stored at room temperature, 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F)

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/6/2015

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