Foracort 100 Inhaler (1)

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  • Contains / Salt: Formoterol (6 mcg) + Budesonide (100 mcg)
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    Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) Information

    Foracort 100 Inhaler (1), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Inhaler. It is typically used for the treatment of Asthma. Other than this, Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Foracort 100 Inhaler (1). 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 100 Inhaler (1) include Nasopharyngitis, Headache, Back Pain. While these are the most often observed Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Foracort 100 Inhaler (1)'s effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) related warnings section.

    Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) contraindications section.

    Drug interactions for Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) Benefits & Uses

    Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 puff
    • Dosage Form: Inhaler
    • Dosage Route: Inhalational
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 100 mcg budesonide and 6 mcg formoterol in one puff
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 puff
    • Dosage Form: Inhaler
    • Dosage Route: Inhalational
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 80 mcg budesonide and 4.5 mcg formoterol in one puff, above 6 years old can take
    Adult
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 puff
    • Dosage Form: Inhaler
    • Dosage Route: Inhalational
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 100 mcg budesonide and 6 mcg formoterol in one puff
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 puff
    • Dosage Form: Inhaler
    • Dosage Route: Inhalational
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 100 mcg budesonide and 6 mcg formoterol in one puff

    Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) safe for pregnant women?


      Foracort can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Foracort, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Foracort. Immediately discontinue Foracort if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) on the Kidneys?


      Using Foracort does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) on the Liver?


      There are no any side effects of Foracort on the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) on the Heart?


      Side effects of Foracort rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Foracort 100 Inhaler (1)

    • Is this Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Foracort 100 Inhaler (1)


      You can take Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Foracort 100 Inhaler (1)


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Foracort 100 Inhaler (1) as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Perforomist® (formoterol fumarate)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 224

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 595-596

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 356-366

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 231

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Entocort® Ec (budesonide)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pulmicort Respules™ (budesonide)

    Product Description [Internet]: SYMBICORT. AstraZeneca

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