Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Active Ingredient: Tiotropium

Indication for Tiotropium

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)
Therapeutic intent: Curative procedure

Tiotropium is indicated as a maintenance bronchodilator treatment to relieve symptoms of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

5 or 10 microgram once daily


Dosage regimens

Regimen A: Respiratory (Inhalation), 5 micrograms tiotropium, once daily.

Regimen B: Respiratory (Inhalation), 10 micrograms tiotropium, once daily.

Detailed description

The recommended dose is 5-10 microgram tiotropium once daily, at the same time of the day.

The recommended dose should not be exceeded.

Active ingredient


Tiotropium is a long-acting, specific, muscarinic receptor antagonist, in clinical medicine often called an anticholinergic. By binding to the muscarinic receptors in the bronchial smooth musculature, tiotropium inhibits the cholinergic (bronchoconstrictive) effects of acetylcholine, released from parasympathetic nerve endings.

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