Anoro Ellipta is an inhalation powder that contains a combination of two components. Anoro Ellipta contains umeclidinium, an anticholinergic. Anoro Ellipta also contains Vilanterol which is a bronchodilator. These medications are work by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing. Anoro Ellipta is used by medical practitioners to prevent airflow obstruction or bronchospasm in people who have COPD and other chronic lung issues.