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Considering BRONCHITOL to help improve your lung function? These videos break down what BRONCHITOL is, how to use it, and why BRONCHITOL could be an option for you.*
Emily gives an overview of BRONCHITOL, a mucoactive medicine† that may fit into your life.
*The exact way BRONCHITOL works to improve lung function is unknown. BRONCHITOL is not intended to be used as a rescue medication. Inhaler and blister pack are not actual size and are for representation only. Use an inhaled bronchodilator 5-15 minutes before taking BRONCHITOL.
Brian walks through the BRONCHITOL Tolerance Test, which identifies if the treatment is right for you.
Emily explains how BRONCHITOL is administered and discusses the compact, discreet, and portable inhaler.
Brian discusses the importance of treatment options for adults with CF.
Emily reviews the Chiesi CareDirect program designed to help eligible BRONCHITOL patients start, stay, and save on therapy. Restrictions apply. Please see Full Terms and Conditions.
Watch this video to learn more about BRONCHITOL, the BTT, and dosing and to get helpful tips on how to take BRONCHITOL.
*Patients are discussing the product for informational purposes only and may not currently be on a Chiesi product.
†The exact way BRONCHITOL works to improve lung function is unknown.
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The Chiesi CareDirect Wellness Program offers you vitamins, supplements, or other wellness items when you participate in its unique programs.‡
Two easy ways for eligible patients to get started with Chiesi CareDirect:
Fill out the Service Request Form online and submit it in one click.
Once downloaded, fill out the Service Request Form and bring it to your next doctor's appointment. Once your doctor submits the form, a Chiesi CareDirect Specialist will contact you directly to complete your enrollment.
Scan the QR code below with your smartphone or click here to go to your app store and download the app now.
‡ Restrictions apply. Patients receiving Medicare, Medicaid, or that are participating in any other state or federally subsidized pharmacy benefit program are not eligible for the BRONCHITOL Patient Assistance Program but may be eligible for other non-financial components of the program. Please see full Terms and Conditions for additional eligibility requirements.
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Do not take BRONCHITOL if you have had an allergic reaction to mannitol or any parts of the BRONCHITOL capsule or if you do not pass the BRONCHITOL Tolerance Test (BTT).
Before you take BRONCHITOL, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you have ever coughed up blood or had blood in your mucus (sputum); are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant. It is not known if BRONCHITOL will harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you become pregnant while using BRONCHITOL; are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BRONCHITOL passes into your breast milk or if it can harm your baby. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby while using BRONCHITOL.
Tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
BRONCHITOL may cause serious side effects, including sudden breathing problems immediately after inhaling your medicine; coughing up of blood (hemoptysis). Call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical care right away if you cough up a large amount of blood.
The most common side effects of BRONCHITOL include, cough, coughing up of blood, pain or irritation in the back of your mouth and throat and discomfort when swallowing, vomiting, fever, joint pain, bacteria in your sputum. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of BRONCHITOL. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
BRONCHITOL is a prescription medicine that is used along with other therapies to improve lung function in people 18 years of age and older with cystic fibrosis (CF).
BRONCHITOL is only for adults who have passed the BRONCHITOL Tolerance Test (BTT). Your first dose of BRONCHITOL is given during the BTT by your healthcare provider and tests if BRONCHITOL is right for you. Your healthcare provider will use equipment to monitor you and have medicine ready if you have bronchospasm during the test. If you have bronchospasm during your BTT, then you should not be prescribed BRONCHITOL.
BRONCHITOL should not be used in children and adolescents. It is not known if BRONCHITOL is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.