Foracort

Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd

Contains / Salt: Formoterol (6 mcg) + Budesonide (400 mcg)

Prescription Required

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Foracort

Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd

Contains / Salt: Formoterol (6 mcg) + Budesonide (400 mcg)

Prescription Required

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Foracort Information

Foracort, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Respules,Inhaler,Rotacaps. Asthma are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Foracort have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Foracort depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Foracort include Nasopharyngitis, Headache, Back Pain. While these are the most often observed Foracort side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Foracort are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Foracort is Moderate for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Foracort related warnings talks about Foracort's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Foracort contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Foracort have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Foracort, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.

  1. Foracort Benefits & Uses
  2. Foracort Dosage & How to Take
  3. Foracort Side Effects
  4. Foracort Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Foracort with Other Drugs
  6. Foracort Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Foracort
  8. Foracort Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Foracort Benefits & Uses

Foracort is used to treat the following -

  1. दमा Primary (और पढ़ें - दमा के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. सीओपीडी

Foracort Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Foracort

Formoterol
Budesonide

Foracort Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Foracort is used -

  1. Nasopharyngitis
  2. Headache Common
  3. Back Pain Common
  4. Nasal congestion
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Stomach Upset
  7. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  8. Sore throat
  9. Rash
  10. Itching or burning
  11. Depressed mood
  12. Angina Pectoris

Foracort Related Warnings

Is the use of Foracort safe for pregnant women?

Foracort may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Foracort, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Foracort safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Foracort. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

Moderate

What is the effect of Foracort on the Kidneys?

Foracort is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Foracort on the Liver?

Using Foracort does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Foracort on the Heart?

Foracort may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Foracort with Other Drugs

Foracort should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Foracort Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Foracort unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Pneumonia
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Foracort

Is this Foracort habit forming or addictive?

Foracort is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Foracort since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Foracort should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Foracort is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Foracort Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Foracort

You can take Foracort with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Foracort

Taking Foracort with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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