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Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler
Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler
Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler
Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
120md Metered Dose Inhaler in Box
338.69*
MRP 398.46
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Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler Description

Formonide inhaler 200 is used to relieve symptoms of asthma and COPD like wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, etc. It is a combination of two medicines - formoterol and budesonide. It sho

ld be used as prescribed and not discontinued unless advised by your doctor, as a sudden stoppage can cause the disease to worsen. Formonide inhaler 200 should be used as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine. Consult your doctor if you observe any white patches in your mouth or experience any discomfort or new symptoms on the consumption of the medicine.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹338.69
You Save₹59.77 (15% on MRP)
ContainsBudesonide(200.0 Mcg) + Formoterol(6.0 Mcg)
UsesAsthma and COPD
Side effectsHeadache, fungal infection in the mouth, fits, pounding heartbeat, sore throat
TherapyANTI-ASTHMATIC
Check more medicines with composition as Budesonide(200.0 Mcg) + Formoterol(6.0 Mcg)

Uses of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

Formonide inhaler 200 is used in patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to relieve symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, breathing difficulty, chest tightness.

Contraindications of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

  • If you are allergic to formoterol, budesonide or any other ingredient of Formonide inhaler 200.
  • If you are suffering from acute breathlessness as seen in a severe attack of asthma or COPD or cases of a collapsed airway.

Side effects of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

  • Headache
  • Fungal infection in the mouth
  • Fits
  • Pounding heartbeat
  • Sore throat
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Respiratory tract infections

Precautions and Warnings of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Formonide Inhaler 200 during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Formonide Inhaler 200 on human pregnancy. You will be prescribed this medicine by your doctor only if it is considered necessary.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use the Formonide Inhaler 200 while breastfeeding?
A:
As Formonide Inhaler 200 passes into the breastmilk, you should consult your doctor before using Formonide Inhaler 200 while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Formonide Inhaler 200?
A:
Formonide Inhaler 200 has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Formonide Inhaler 200?
A:
There is no known interaction of alcohol with Formonide inhaler. However, it is advised to avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine, as it may worsen your condition.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of pre-existing health condition such as thyroid problems, fits, diabetes, liver problems or weak bones, high blood pressure, heart-related disorder, etc.
  • Your asthma condition is suddenly worsening.
  • 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.
  • Keep taking Formonide as prescribed, even if your symptoms go away. Your doctor will reduce your dose when required.
  • Abruptly stopping the medicine can be dangerous and should be strictly avoided.

Mode of Action of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

How Does It Work?

  • Formonide Inhaler 200 works by the combined action of Formoterol and Budesonide.
  • Budesonide is a corticosteroid medicine, which on inhalation reduces inflammation in the airways in a dose-dependent manner, thus reduceing 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 these muscles, facilitating the opening of the airway and thus relieving breathlessness.

Directions for Use of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

  • Use Formonide Inhaler 200 as recommended by your doctor. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Rinse your mouth with water after each use to prevent infection in the mouth and throat.

Interactions of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

Interactions with other medicines

  • Formonide Inhaler 200 and certain other medicines may interact with each other. This may cause serious side effects. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescript...
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  • Especially, tell your healthcare provider if you take antifungals, medicines used to treat mood disorders and diuretic medicines.
  • Medicines such as Cardiac glycosides used for treating heart failure and irregular heartbeats should be used with caution with the Formonide Inhaler 200 as it can lead to low potassium levels and irre...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are blood pressure-lowering medicines and medicines for certain eye conditions. If you are not sure which are these medicines, ask your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

  • Store Formonide Inhaler 200 below 30°C in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired medicines.

Dosage of Formonide 6/200mcg Box Of 120md Metered Dose Inhaler

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are headache, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, increased heartbeats, increased blood glucose, low potassium levels, and change in the heart's rhythm. Consult your doctor if you ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Formonide Inhaler 200, 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 schedu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Formonide Inhaler 200 addictive?

A: Formonide Inhaler 200 is not at all addictive. It is an effective and useful medicine for people suffering from breathing difficulties due to asthma, allergic bronchitis and exercise-induced shortness of breath. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Does Formonide Inhaler 200 cause fungal infection in the mouth or oral thrush?

A: Formonide Inhaler 200 might cause fungal infection or oral thrush sometimes. So it is advised to rinse your mouth with water after every use.

Q: Is Formonide Inhaler 200 a steroid?

A: Formonide Inhaler 200 contains two medicines - Formoterol and Budesonide of which, Budesonide is a steroid.
Product Details
Brand
FORMONIDE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2024
Last Updated on: 16 Jul 2022 | 04:43 PM (IST)

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