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What health problems should I discuss before I take tiotropium?

You should discuss any health problems with your doctor before you take tiotropium (Spiriva HandiHaler). Be especially careful to let your doctor know if you have or have had kidney disease, urinary problems, glaucoma (an eye disease) or irregular heartbeat. Men with prostate problems should also let their doctor know before taking tiotropium.

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