They talked to their doctors about COPD and got answers | 2:20
They wouldn’t take COPD sitting down. Learn what they asked their doctors.
Once-daily TRELEGY is a prescription medicine used long term to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both, for better breathing and fewer flare-ups. TRELEGY is not used to relieve sudden breathing problems and won’t replace a rescue inhaler. Remember to watch the complete video to see additional safety information.
Once-daily TRELEGY 100/62.5/25 mcg is a prescription medicine used long term to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both, for better breathing and fewer flare-ups. TRELEGY is not used to relieve sudden breathing problems and won’t replace a rescue inhaler. Watch the complete video to see additional safety information.
Important Safety Information
- Do not use TRELEGY to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always have a rescue inhaler with you to treat sudden symptoms.
- Do not use TRELEGY if you have a severe allergy to milk proteins or are allergic to any of the ingredients in TRELEGY. Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure.
- Do not use TRELEGY more often than prescribed.
- Do not take TRELEGY with other medicines that contain a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) or an anticholinergic for any reason. Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions and about all the medicines you take.
Please see additional Important Safety Information on this web page.
Please see full Prescribing Information, including Patient Information, on this web page.
I think it’s important for people to ask questions.
TEXT ONSCREEN: Your voice is important
You know, when you go to the doctor, ask, ask, ask, and keep pushing instead of just sitting there listening to what the person tells you.
Real patients who were taking TRELEGY at the time of filming and one of their caregivers. GSK paid them for their time and expenses for sharing their unique experiences. Individual results may vary.
I started writing down questions. I had a little notebook.
My wife just goes with me 'cause I don't ask the right questions and I don't come home with the right answers.
Ah ah, there you go.
I did advocate for Mike that we needed to find out what else was available out there to get him where he's not going up and down so many times.
Mike & Susan
Individual results may vary.
I’ve found that you’ve got to be your own advocate, for one thing because your doctor can only treat you for what you tell him. For one thing, how you feel. And I was always one with, well, you know what? My doctor knows best, he’ll give me what he thinks I should have. But you should always...
...ask him: Is there anything out there that you think could help me better than what I’m taking right now? I never did that…'til recently.
Individual results may vary.
So we really are looking for a…
TEXT ONSCREEN: How can patients be better partners in treatment?
…very open exchange—truthful information about where they stand.
Dr. Corbridge, Pulmonologist
And also to be able to remember as best you can the life events between clinic visits.
Dr. Corbridge is a physician and was a GSK employee at time of filming.
So did you have an exacerbation? Can you remember that, can you report that to me? What were your activities like? What were your symptoms like over that interval? How many rescue inhalations patients are doing. Because that helps me very much to then decide, you know, what next steps are most appropriate.
A flare-up (or exacerbation) is the worsening of COPD symptoms for several days or weeks that may require steroids, antibiotics, or hospital stays.
TEXT ONSCREEN: Ask your doctor if TRELEGY is right for you
TRELEGY won’t replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems.
TRELEGY won’t replace a rescue inhaler.
Tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it.
Do not take TRELEGY more than prescribed. TRELEGY may increase your risk of thrush, pneumonia, and osteoporosis.
Use TRELEGY only once a day, every day.
Call your doctor if worsened breathing, chest pain, mouth or tongue swelling, problems urinating, vision changes, or eye pain occur.
Click here to watch a video about COPD
Please see additional Important Safety Information and full Prescribing Information, including Patient Information on this web page.
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FVUVID200025 September 2020
Produced in USA.