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If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, you may benefit from using aclidinium. This prescription medication works by relaxing the muscles around the airways, allowing more air to flow into and out of the lungs. It comes as dry-powder inhaler that is used twice a day. Side effects may include coughing, headaches, and common cold symptoms.

What Is Aclidinium?

Aclidinium bromide (Tudorza™ Pressair™) is a prescription medication used for the long-term treatment of airway spasms (called bronchospasms) caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
(Click What Is Aclidinium Used For? for more information on this topic, including possible off-label uses.)

Are There Side Effects?

Just like any medicine, aclidinium may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the product will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. Serious side effects are less common.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
Common side effects seen with aclidinium include but are not limited to:
(Click Aclidinium Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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