Compare Indacaterol vs. Brovana

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Provides long-term control of symptoms related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Brovana (arformoterol) provides good long-term control of COPD symptoms, but requires the use of a nebulizer machine.

Upsides
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  • Children and enderly with poor hand coordination may find nebulizers easier to use than inhalers.
Downsides
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  • Requires the use of a nebulizer machine, which is more expensive than inhalers.
  • Takes about 5-10 minutes to use in the morning and in the evening.
  • Doesn't work fast enough to relieve sudden breathing problems.
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Used for
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Dosage forms
  • Inhaler
  • Nebulizer Solution
Price
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Side effects
The Arcapta Neohaler (Indacaterol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
11possible side effects
  • Pain
    8%
  • Chest pain
    7%
  • Back pain
    6%
  • Diarrhea
    6%
  • Sinus infection
    5%
  • Leg cramps
    4%
  • Shortness of breath
    4%
  • Rash
    4%
  • Flu syndrome
    3%
  • Swelling of the legs
    3%
  • Lung and chest congestion
    2%
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Risks and risk factors
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  • Asthma-related death
  • Sudden breathing problems or worsening signs of COPD
  • Airway spasms
  • Heart disorder
    • Heart conditions
    • Arrhythmia
    • High blood pressure
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