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AIRTIO F 6 MCG/9 MCG INHALER

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MRP: Rs. 454.47 for 1 packet(s) (150 MDI inhaler each)
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Composition for AIRTIO F

Formoterol(6 mcg),Tiotropium(9 mcg)

food interaction for AIRTIO F

alcohol interaction for AIRTIO F

pregnancy interaction for AIRTIO F

lactation interaction for AIRTIO F

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Airtio f 6 mcg/9 mcg inhaler may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for AIRTIO F

Formoterol(6 mcg)

Uses

Formoterol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).

How it works

Formoterol belongs to a class of medication called long acting beta agonists. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Nervousness, Bloody diarrhea, Dry mouth, Headache, Heartburn, Muscle cramp, Muscle pain, Stomach pain, Uncoordinated body movements
Tiotropium(9 mcg)

Uses

Tiotropium is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).

How it works

Tiotropium is an anticholinergic agent. It works on smooth muscles of the airways and inhibits the effects of a chemical called acetylcholine, thereby not allowing the airways to contract. This in turn opens the airways and makes it easier to get air in and out of the lungs.

Common side effects

Constipation, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Indigestion, Muscle pain, Nose bleed, Running nose, Sneezing, Stomach pain, White spots in the mouth, Sick, Vomiting

Common Dosage for AIRTIO F 6 MCG/9 MCG INHALER

Patients taking AIRTIO F 6 MCG/9 MCG INHALER

  • 71%
    Once A Day
  • 14%
    Four Times A Day
  • 14%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for AIRTIO F

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  • TIOFORM 6MCG/9MCG INHALER
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    Rs. 3.93/MDI of inhaler
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    pay 30% more per MDI of inhaler
  • AEROTROP F 6 MCG/9 MCG INHALER
    (180 MDI inhaler in packet)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.99/MDI of inhaler
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    Rs. 358
    save 34% more per MDI of inhaler

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
  • Dr. Ashutosh Shukla
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. P. R. Aryan
    MBBS, Diploma
    4.3
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for AIRTIO F

  • Do not use formoterol inhalation to treat an asthma attack that has already begun.
  • Do not use this drug, if  you are allergic to formoterol.
  • Never place a capsule in the mouthpiece of the inhaler.
  • Consult your doctor before taking formoterol, If  you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.
  • It should be taken as an inhaler or nebulizer after clearly following instructions of the doctor and the instructions given in the patient information leaflet in the medication box.

Frequently asked questions for AIRTIO F

Formoterol

Q.Is formoterol a steroid?
Formoterol belongs to a class of medication called long acting beta agonists. It is not a steroid; however it is available in combination with steroids as an inhaler

Q.How long does it take to work and how long does it stay in the body?
Formoterol works best if taken before exercising or heavy work and another dose should not be taken in the next 12 hours. It is a long acting drug which is known to be effective for 12 hours in the body

Q.How does formoterol work?
Formoterol belongs to a class of medication called long acting beta agonists. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe

Q.What form does formoterol come in?
Formoterol comes as a powder filled capsule for inhaler and a solution for nebulizer use

Q.What is formoterol fumarate/formoterol fumarate dihydrate/formoterol and budesonide/formoterol and advair?
Formoterol fumarate and formoterol fumerate dihydrate are different formulations of formoterol. Budesonide is a steroid which may be prescribed by the doctor along with formoterol. Advair is another long acting beta agonist which is the brand name for salmeterol and fluticasone

Q.Is formoterol safe?
Formoterol is safe when taken as per the directions of the doctor

Q.is formoterol banned?
Formoterol is not banned

Q.Does formoterol cause weight gain?
There are no studies showing that formoterol causes weight gain

Q.Does formoterol cause death/asthma-related death?
Formoterol may increase risk of asthma-related death. It depends on the condition and co-morbidities and is individual response.

Tiotropium

Q.Is tiotropium a steroid, an opiate, anticholinergic or narcotic?
Tiotropium is anticholinergic drug which opens the airways and makes it easier to get air in and out of the lungs, thereby relieving breathlessness. It doesn't contain steroid, opiate or narcotic components

Q.Is tiotropium the same as ipratropium?
Tiotropium is not same as ipratropium

Q.Is tiotropium generic?
However, they belong to the same class, have the same mechanism of action, and act similarly to relieve breathlessness. Tiotropium is available in generic form

Q.Does tiotropium cause weight gain?
Tiotropium is not known to cause weight gain

Q.Is tiotropium LABA/LAMA?
Tiotropium is not a long acting beta agonist (LABA). It is a long acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) which acts on muscarinic receptors on the smooth muscles of airways, opens the airways and makes it easier to get air in and out of the lungs, thereby relieving breathlessness.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)