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Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps
Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps
Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps
Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps
Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps
Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps
Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps
Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps
Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

By CIPLA LIMITED
30 Rotacap(s) in Box
223.38*
MRP 269.13
17% OFF
Inclusive of all taxes
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Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps Description

Foracort 400 rotacaps are used to relieve symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), like wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, etc., in adults and adolescents (12

years and older). It contains a combination of formoterol and budesonide as active substances. Foracort 400 rotacaps should be used exactly as prescribed. Do not stop using this medicine on your own. Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your complete medical history. Foracort 400 rotacaps are meant only for inhalation and should not be swallowed. After taking this medicine, rinse your mouth with water and spit it out.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

Offer Price₹223.38
You Save₹45.75 (17% on MRP)
ContainsBudesonide(400.0 Mcg) + Formoterol Fumarate(6.0 Mcg)
UsesAsthma and COPD
Side effectsHeadache, coughing, throat irritation
TherapyANTI-ASTHMATIC
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uses

Uses of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

Foracort 400 rotacaps is used to provide relief of symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) like wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, etc. in adults and adolescen...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

  • If you are known to be allergic to formoterol, budesonide or any other ingredient of Foracort 400 rotacaps.
  • If you are suffering from acute breathlessness as seen in a severe attack of asthma or COPD or cases of a collapsed airway.
sideEffects

Side effects of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

  • Headache
  • Throat irritation
  • Coughing
  • Hoarseness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Foracort 400 rotacaps during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Foracort 400 rotacaps on human pregnancy. You will be prescribed this medicine by your doctor only after assessing the need and the risk.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Foracort 400 rotacaps while breastfeeding?
A:
Foracort 400 rotacaps may pass into human breast milk. You should consult your doctor before using this while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Foracort 400 rotacaps?
A:
Foracort 400 rotacaps may make you dizzy. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Foracort 400 rotacaps?
A:
It is recommended to avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Foracort 400 rotacaps, as it may worsen your condition.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver problems.
  • You have diabetes or a lung infection.
  • You have problems with your heart like high blood pressure, heart failure, etc.
  • Your asthma condition is suddenly worsening.
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • You have a low blood potassium level.
  • You feel that the treatment is ineffective.
  • You are on any medicines that suppress immunity; there is an increased chance of developing infections. Necessary vaccinations and care should be taken to avoid this.
  • Orally inhaled steroidal medicines may cause growth retardation in children. Hence, growth monitoring is recommended.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

How Does It Work?

  • Foracort 400 rotacaps works by the combined action of formoterol and budesonide.
  • Budesonide is a corticosteroid medicine, which on inhalation reduces inflammation in the airways. This reduces the chances of worsening asthma.
  • Formoterol acts on the muscles in the airway tract. In the presence of inflammation (like in asthma), these muscles lead to constriction of the airway and cause breathlessness. Formoterol relaxes thes...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

  • Use Foracort 400 rotacaps as recommended by your doctor.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Do not use Foracort 400 rotacaps more often than prescribed.
interactions

Interactions of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Foracort 400 rotacaps works or this medicine 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.
  • Concomitant use of Foracort 400 rotacaps along with medicines such as ketoconazole (anti-fungal medicine), ritonavir (used in HIV infection) and clarithromycin (antibiotic) should be avoided as it may...
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  • The effect of this medicine can be weakened by some medicines used to control blood pressure or treat heart-related illnesses like propranolol, atenolol and others belonging to the same class.
  • Concomitant treatment with quinidine, disopyramide, procainamide, phenothiazines, antihistamines (like terfenadine), medicines used in psychiatric illness like isocarboxazid, doxepin can lead to incre...
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  • You may be at an increased risk of experiencing cardiac side effects when taking L-dopa (used in Parkinson’s diseases) and L-thyroxine (thyroid hormone) along with Foracort 400 rotacaps.
  • Medicines like procarbazine (anti-cancer) can lead to a rise in blood pressure if used simultaneously with this medicine. It is important to inform your anesthetist about your asthma medications to av...
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  • Low potassium levels caused due to this medicine may lead to increased chances of heart disorders if you are taking digitalis (used for heart failure). Also, water pills except the potassium-sparing o...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

  • Store Foracort 400 rotacaps below 25°C in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Foracort 400mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

Overdose

  • The symptoms of an overdose of Foracort 400 rotacaps are headache, nausea, vomiting, increased heartbeats, increased blood glucose and low potassium levels.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms or think may have taken too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

  • If you miss any dose of Foracort 400 rotacaps, take it as soon as you remember.
  • However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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: What is the composition of Foracort 400 rotacaps?

A: Foracort 400 rotacaps contains two medicines - formoterol and budesonide as the active components.

Q: Is Foracort 400 rotacaps safe during pregnancy?

A: There is limited information about the safety of Foracort 400 rotacaps during pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed after assessing the need and the risk. . You should always consult a doctor before taking any medication during pregnancy.

Q: How long can I use Foracort 400 rotacaps?

A: You should use Foracort 400 rotacaps for as long as your doctor recommends. The doctor will decide how often you need to use your inhaler on the basis of an underlying condition. do not stop using this medicine on your own.
Product Details
Brand
FORACORT
Expires on or After
29/09/2025
Last Updated on: 01 Feb 2024 | 03:25 PM (IST)

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