Trelegy Ellipta is an inhaled powder used to treat symptoms of COPD. It contains a steroid (fluticasone) to reduce inflammation, along with an anticholinergic (umeclidinium) and bronchodilator (vilanterol) to relax muscles in the airways and improve breathing.
Trelegy Ellipta is not a rescue medication, and should not be used to treat asthma.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Trelegy Ellipta exactly as prescribed.
Vilanterol may increase the risk of death in people with asthma. Risk of death in people with COPD is unknown. Use Trelegy Ellipta exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Before taking Trelegy Ellipta, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Trelegy Ellipta include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Can I use a spacer with Trelegy Ellipta?
No. Trelegy Ellipta is an inhaled powder, and should not be used with a spacer.
How do I know if I’ve received the proper dose?
When you slide down the cover, you’ll hear a click sound that indicates Trelegy Ellipta is ready to use. You may not taste or feel anything after you inhale your dose.