FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
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FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo

INFORMATION ABOUT FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG

FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG uses

FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG is a combination of two drugs: Formoterol(bronchodilator) and Budesonide (corticosteroid). FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Common side-effects

1) Headache

2) Sore throat

3) Nausea

4) Vomiting

5) Cough

6) Hoarseness of voice

7) Fungal infections in the mouth

8) palpitation (irregular heart beat)

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG

• Take FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG as prescribed by your doctor. Please check the label for direction before using FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG.
• Shake FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG inhaler before use.
• While you are breathing FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor. Rinse your mouth with water and spit it out, this helps to avoid infections in mouth and throat.
• FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG will not relieve from sudden symptoms. You are advised to use a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms.
• If your breathing is getting worse or you often wake up at night with asthma, please inform your doctor immediately.
• Inform your doctor immediately when your chest starts to feel tight in the morning or your chest tightness lasts longer than usual. These signs indicate that your asthma is not being properly controlled and you may need different or additional treatment immediately.
• Keep your doctor informed if you have or had any previous history of heart, kidney or liver diseases
•Do not hesitate to speak with your doctor if your condition does not improve.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) How does FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG work? A) FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG is a combination of two drugs: Formoterol(bronchodilator) and Budesonide (corticosteroid). Formoterol is a bronchodilator works by relaxing the muscles in the airways, this helps to breath more easily. Budesonide is a corticosteroid works by reducing and preventing swelling and inflammation in the lungs.
Q) Can I drink water after taking FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG inhaler? A) It is advisable to rinse your mouth first with water after using an asthma inhaler, then drinking water. This is good practice because it not only removes the taste of the medicine inhaled but also helps to avoid developing an oral fungal infection. After rinsing your mouth properly, you can drink water, milk or any liquids.
Q) Does FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG make cough worse? A) Yes, FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG may cause paradoxical bronchospasm, which means your breathing or wheezing will get worse. Please consult your doctor before taking FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG.
Q) Is it okay to take FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG every day? A) FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG is not recommended to be taken every day. Taking FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG everyday can be harmful. If you are using FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG inhaler 2 or more days a week to relieve asthma symptoms or if you have to use it repeatedly to control symptoms of asthma, then it clearly indicates your asthma has gone worse and the condition is not well-controlled. In that case seek medical advice immediately, your doctor may change your medicines and give you a different set of asthmatic medicines.
Q) Can I take FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG with any other medicines? A) You are recommended to check with your doctor before taking FORMOTEROL 6 MCG + BUDESONIDE 200 MCG with other medications, because sometimes medicines are not Safe when you take them with other medicines. Taking them together can cause unpleasant side effects.

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