Anoro Ellipta (Umeclidinium / Vilanterol)

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Strength Pack Size Qty
62.5mcg/25mcg (55mcg/22mcg) (30 doses/inhaler)
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Anoro Elipta is a prescription medication for COPD treatment along with bronchitis and emphysema. The Anoro Elipta inhaler is effective for improving lung function both during the day and overnight. It is a once-daily COPD maintenance inhaler and is not a rescue inhaler for instant relief from COPD breathing difficulties. Anoro Elipta is for treatment of bronchitis and emphysema too but be aware that Anoro Elipta is not an asthma inhaler. You can buy Anoro Elipta with a prescription at most pharmacies and your doctor will be able to determine the correct Anoro Elipta dose for you.

Fact Table


Umeclidinium: C29H34NO2; Vilanterol: C24H33Cl2NO5


FDA approved


Not directly provided due to inhalation route; systemic bioavailability is typically lower for inhaled medications due to first-pass metabolism avoidance.

Legal status

Prescription only (Rx-only)

Chemical Name

Umeclidinium / Vilanterol

Elimination half-life

Umeclidinium: Approximately 11 hours; Vilanterol: Approximately 11 hours

Dosage (Strength)

Inhalation powder: Umeclidinium 62.5 mcg / Vilanterol 25 mcg per inhalation


Consult a healthcare provider


Anoro Ellipta

Protein binding

Umeclidinium: Approximately 89%; Vilanterol: Approximately 94%

PubChem CID

Umeclidinium: 56959018; Vilanterol: 9863759


Not specifically listed; information on COPD treatments and inhalation medications can be found.


Umeclidinium: CHEBI:79019; Vilanterol: CHEBI:79075

ATC code

Umeclidinium: R03AL03 (with Vilanterol)


Umeclidinium: DB09043; Vilanterol: DB09042


Umeclidinium: D10172; Vilanterol: D09923

Routes of administration



Open the tray on your Anoro Elipta inhaler by peeling the lid back. Fully open the cover of the inhaler until you hear a clicking sound and see the number on the counter on the front of the inhaler go down by 1. (Inhaler will come with 30 doses).

Each time you open the cover, 1 dose of medicine is prepared.

  • Be careful to not open and close the cover without inhaling the medicine. This will mean you lose the dose. Do not open the cover of the unit until you are ready to use the inhaler.
  • After loading your dose place the mouthpiece in your mouth and take a long, steady, deep breath in through your mouth. Do not breathe in through your nose.
  • Remove the inhaler from your mouth and hold your breath for about 3 to 4 seconds. Now breathe out slowly and gently.

Do not take another dose from the inhaler. You can never take more than one dose at a time.


The active ingredients in Anoro Elipta Inhaler are umeclidinium and vilanterol.


Do not exceed the dosage regulations for Anoro Elipta. Meaning that you only use this COPD inhaler once a day. Using Anoro Elipta to treat sudden symptoms of COPD will be ineffective. Always have a rescue inhaler with you to treat sudden symptoms.

Do not use an Anoro Elipta inhaler if you have a severe allergy to milk proteins or are allergic to any of the ingredients in the medication.


Be aware of interaction risks between Anoro Elipta and certain Rx medications that contain a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) or an anticholinergic for any reason. You are advised to inform your physician of all medications you are currently taking when you have an initial doctor consultation regarding COPD inhalers and before you buy Anoro Elipta.

Side Effects

Side effects from an Anoro Elipta dose are rare for most users, but some may experience chest pain, increased blood pressure, fast or irregular heartbeat, headache, tremor, or nervousness.

If you experience these side effects, you should discontinue use and speak to your physician regarding other COPD treatment options.

Frequently Asked Questions about Anoro Ellipta

What is Anoro Ellipta used for?

Anoro Ellipta helps adults with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) breathe better and reduces flare-ups. It's not for asthma.

Why is Anoro Ellipta so expensive?

Anoro Ellipta costs a lot because it has two medicines and works well for COPD symptoms. Prices vary based on where you are and insurance.

Is Anoro Ellipta a steroid?

No, Anoro Ellipta isn't a steroid. It mixes two types of meds to help COPD patients breathe better.

How to use Anoro Ellipta?

Here's how: Open, breathe out, inhale, breathe out again, close. Use it once a day, same time.

Is ANORO the best inhaler for COPD?

ANORO is good for long-term COPD care. But the best one depends on you. Talk to your doctor for the right choice.

When is the best time to take Anoro Ellipta?

Take it at the same time every day, like your doctor says.

What are the side effects of Anoro Ellipta?

Common ones are dry mouth, throat irritation, and headaches. Other ones include sinus infections, cold symptoms, constipation, diarrhea, and some pains.

What stage of COPD is ANORO used for?

ANORO is for keeping COPD under control long-term, no matter the stage.

What drugs should not be taken with ANORO?

Don't mix Anoro Ellipta with other inhalers containing LABAs like Advair or Breo Ellipta, as it could cause serious heart problems. Also, avoid combining it with medications containing LABAs or anticholinergics. If unsure, ask your doctor or pharmacist and always seek personalized advice on medication interactions.

How long does it take for Anoro Ellipta to start working?

Anoro Ellipta works for 24 hours. It might take a few weeks to feel better with COPD symptoms.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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