Adasuve Warnings and Precautions
To help avoid complications like strokes or dangerous breathing problems, make sure to discuss Adasuve's warnings and precautions with your healthcare provider. Some people who have a history of problems with their heart, lungs, or liver may not be able to safely use this medication. Warnings also apply to people with certain allergies, those taking certain medications, and women who are pregnant or nursing.
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Adasuve™ (loxapine inhalation powder) if you have:
- Airway or lung problems, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Breathing problems, such as coughing, chest tightness, wheezing, or shortness of breath
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Heart problems, including heart disease, heart failure, or heart rhythm problems
- Had a stroke or heart attack
- Ever had a seizure
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Used Adasuve before and had bronchospasm
- Difficulty urinating
- Parkinson's disease
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Drink alcohol regularly or use illegal (street) drugs.
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.