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Once-daily ANORO

How ANORO works

Start with once-daily ANORO

Once-daily ANORO contains 2 medicines that work together to help you breathe better by significantly improving lung function all day and all night. Results may vary. 

Patients studied had moderate or worse COPD.

ANORO can help

Once-daily maintenance therapy

Once-daily maintenance therapy 

Illustration of ANORO ELLIPTA Inhaler

2 medicines in 1 inhaler

Keep airways open for 24 hours

Keeps airways open for 24 hours

Once-daily ANORO is a prescription medicine used long term to treat:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both, for better breathing and to reduce the number of flare-ups.
  • ANORO is not for asthma. ANORO is not used to relieve sudden symptoms of COPD and won't replace a rescue inhaler.

It’s important to take ANORO once a day, every day, as prescribed. 

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How ANORO works 1

How ANORO works

Breathe easier with ANORO 

ANORO contains 2 medicines (bronchodilators) that work together to relax smooth muscles around airways and open air passages in the lungs, making it easier to breathe. Results may vary.

How ANORO works 2

One medicine (umeclidinium) blocks tightening of smooth muscles around your airways.

How ANORO works 3

One medicine (vilanterol) opens airways by relaxing muscles around the airways in your lungs.

How ANORO works 4

Both medicines work through different yet complementary pathways in the lungs to help open airways and keep them open.

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