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How should I store tiotropium?

To store tiotropium (Spiriva HandiHaler), follow these instructions:
  • Always keep the capsules at room temperature, away from excess heat and humidity. The bathroom is not a good place to store tiotropium.
  • Each capsule comes in a sealed foil container. If you accidentally open the foil, do not leave the capsule to use later. Throw it away.
  • Do not store the capsules inside the inhaler.
Throw away any medication that is old or is no longer needed. Ask your pharmacist about proper disposal.

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