Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

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10ml Respule in Packet
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Medical Description

Foracort respules 0.5 mg is a solution for inhalation. It is used to relieve symptoms of lung and airway diseases like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Foracort respules 0.5 mg contai...
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Product Summary

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ContainsFormoterol(20.0 Mcg),Budesonide(0.5 Mg)
UsesAsthma and COPD
Side effectsChest pain, nervousness, high blood pressure, headache
ClassificationANTI-ASTHMATIC
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Uses of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

Foracort respules 0.5 mg is used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It helps in relieving the symptoms such as difficulty in breathing, chest tightness, whee...
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Contraindications of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

If you are allergic to formoterol, budesonide, or any component of Foracort respules 0.5 mg.

Side effects of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

  • Headache
  • Tremor
  • Nervousness
  • Chest pain
  • High blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Foracort respules during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of Foracort respules during pregnancy. Use this medicine in pregnant women only if prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Foracort respules while breastfeeding?
A:
Foracort respule may pass into human breast milk. Use this medicine during breastfeeding only if prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Foracort respules?
A:
Foracort respules have almost no effect on the ability to drive. However, if you experience any side effects that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Foracort respules?
A:
No information is available on the interaction of Foracort respules with alcohol. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with Foracort respules.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart-related disease like high blood pressure or irregular heartbeats.
  • You have a history of thyroid problems, fits/seizures, diabetes, liver problem,s or weak bones.
  • You have eye disorders like increased eye pressure or cataract.
  • You have tuberculosis, fungal, or viral infections.
  • You experience a fungal infection of the mouth (oral candidiasis) after using this respule. To avoid it, you should rinse your mouth and gargle after inhalation of Foracort respules.
  • You experience facial skin irritation upon using a nebulizer with a face mask. To prevent such irritation, the face should be washed after using the face mask.

Mode of Action of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

How Does It Work?

  • Foracort respules 0.5 mg contains two active ingredients: formoterol and budesonide.
  • Formoterol acts by opening and relaxing the air passage in the lungs and making breathing easier.
  • Budesonide is a steroid that produces anti-inflammatory action within the lungs. It reduces swelling and irritation and hence relieves breathing difficulty.

Directions for Use of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

  • Use Foracort respules 0.5 mg exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not change your dose or how often you use Foracort respules 0.5 mg without talking to your doctor.
  • Open the foil pouch just before administration and use the contents of the vial immediately.
  • Foracort respules should only be used with a standard jet nebulizer connected to an air compressor with proper airflow and with a face mask or mouthpiece.
  • The doctor will tell you all the details and instruct you on the correct use.

Interactions of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Foracort respules 0.5 mg works, or Foracort respules 0.5 mg itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you take are taking medicines fr treating fungal infections, mood disorders, and fluid accumulation.
  • Medicines such as cardiac glycosides used for treating heart failure and irregular/abnormal heartbeats should be used with caution with this medicine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are on beta-adrenergic blockers used to lower blood pressure and for certain eye conditions. If you are not sure which are these medicines, ask your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

  • Store Foracort respules 0.5 mg under refrigeration at 2°–8°C. Do not freeze. Protect from light.
  • Once opened, the foil pouch containing the respules can be stored at room temperature below 25°C for up to 4 weeks.
  • If kept at room temperature for more than 4 weeks, do not use the respules and discard them.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Foracort 0.5mg Packet Of 5*2ml Respules

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Foracort respules 0.5 mg include tremor, headache, muscle cramps, dry mouth, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, sleeplessness, and vomiting. If you think you have taken too much of...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Foracort respules contains a steroid?

A: Yes, Foracort respules contains two active ingredients Formoterol and Budesonide of which Budesonide is a corticosteroid. It works by reducing the inflammation in the lungs.

Q: What is Foracort respules used for?

A: For the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It helps in relieving the symptoms such as difficulty in breathing, chest tightness, wheezing, and coughing etc.

Q: How to use Foracort respules?

  • Use Foracort respules exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not change your dose or how often you use Foracort respules without talking to your doctor.
  • Foracort respules should only be used with a standard jet nebulizer connected to an air compressor with proper airflow and provided with a face mask or mouthpiece.
  • The doctor will tell you all the details and instruct you on the correct use.

Q: Is there any side effects of Foracort respules?

A: Chest pain, headache, fungal infection in the mouth or throat etc. are a few common side effects Foracort respules. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve with time.

Q: Can Foracort respules be used in children?

A: Yes, Foracort respules can be used in children. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of this medicine for your child. Do not give this medicine to your child without talking to your doctor.

Q: Can Foracort respules be used during pregnancy?

A: There is limited information available on the effect of Foracort respules during pregnancy. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if prescribed by a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
FORACORT
Expires on or After
29/06/2023
Last Updated on: 19 Apr 2022 | 12:14 PM (IST)
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