Formonide 6 mcg/200 mcg 30 Respicap

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name: 

Zydus Cadila


Drug classification: 

Bronchodilators, Steroids


What is this used for:

  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to Formoterol or Budesonide
  • Indications like Asthma or COPD where intensive care is needed
  • Acute bronchospasm

How should I take the medicine?

Take this medicine as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine helps in the the decrease in the inflamation of the airways.


Side effects

  • Body pains (unknown)
  • Cough (unknown)
  • Sore throat (unknown)
  • Headache (unknown)
  • Swollen glands (unknown)
  • Decreased urine (unknown)
  • Loss of appetite (unknown)
  • Seizures (unknown)
  • Blurred vision (unknown)
  • Rashes (unknown)
  • Sweating (unknown)


Pregnancy warning: Category not assigned.

This medicine is not recommended to use in pregnant women unless it is absolutely necessary. Before taking this medicine, it is necessary to discuss it with the doctor.


Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

  • Gatifloxacin-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm which may lead to serious life-threatening adverse effects. Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

  •  Ribociclib-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm which may lead to serious life-threatening adverse effects. Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Azithromycin -Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm which may lead to serious life-threatening adverse effects. Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Atenolol-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, both medications may decrease the benefits of both medications. Sometimes, it may also result in a narrowing of air pathways. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions:

N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine may be taken with food.
  2. This medicine must be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis
  3. This medicine should be used with extreme caution as it may worsen the condition of the patient with seizures or a history of seizures
  4. This medicine is not recommended to use in children below 12 years as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not clinically established. Your doctor may prescribe this medication only after clear consideration based on the clinical condition.
  5. This medicine should be given with extreme caution as it may reduce the responses of the immune system and increase the risk of infections in the body.


Missed dose instructions:

Take/administer this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children


References:

  1. FORACORT Inhaler [Internet]. CiplaMed. 2020 [cited 23 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.ciplamed.com/content/foracort-inhaler#warnings%20and%20precautions
  2. Drugs H. Formoterol Oral Inhalation: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 23 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a602023.html
  3. Drugs H. Budesonide Oral Inhalation: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 23 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a699056.html


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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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