Striverdi Respimat (olodaterol)

Reviewed by: HU Medical Review Board | Last reviewed: February 2022 | Last updated: March 2022

Striverdi Respimat (olodaterol) is a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA). Striverdi Respimat is a long-term maintenance treatment for COPD. It should not be used as a rescue medicine for treating sudden breathing problems.1

What are the ingredients in Striverdi Respimat?

The active ingredient in Striverdi Respimat is olodaterol.1

How does Striverdi Respimat work?

LABA medicines like Striverdi Respimat help the muscles around the airways in the lungs stay relaxed. This prevents symptoms like wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.1

What are the possible side effects of Striverdi Respimat?

The common side effects of Strivderi Respimat include:1

  • Cold symptoms
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Bronchitis
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain

Striverdi Respimat may also cause serious side effects, including:1

  • Allergic reactions like rash, hives, or breathing problems
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • High blood sugar
  • Low potassium levels

If your breathing problems quickly worsen after taking Striverdi Respimat, contact 9-1-1 right away.

These are not all the possible side effects of Striverdi Respimat. Talk to your doctor about what to expect or if you experience any changes that concern you during treatment with Striverdi Respimat.

Things to know about Striverdi Respimat

Do not take Striverdi Respimat for asthma. People with asthma who take LABA medicines like Serevent Diskus have an increased risk of death from asthma problems if they LABAs without also using a medicine called an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS).1

Before starting Striverdi Respimat, tell your doctor if you have:1

  • Heart problems
  • High blood pressure
  • Seizures
  • Thyroid problems
  • Diabetes

There is not enough data to know if Striverdi Respimat is safe to take while pregnant or breastfeeding. Before starting this drug, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.1

Striverdi Respimat may interact with other medicines. Before beginning treatment for COPD, tell your doctor about all your health conditions and any other drugs, vitamins, or supplements you are taking. This includes over-the-counter drugs.

For more information, read the full prescribing information of Striverdi Respimat.

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