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Available by prescription only, indacaterol maleate is a medicine used to prevent symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This drug works to prevent airway spasms by opening up the airways to the lungs. The capsule is punctured using a Neohaler, and the powder inside the capsule is then inhaled using your own breath. Potential side effects include nausea, a runny nose, and throat pain.
What Is Indacaterol Maleate?Indacaterol maleate (Arcapta™) is a prescription medication used to prevent airway spasms caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a lung disease that includes both emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, indacaterol maleate may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
- Throat pain
- Runny nose