Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps

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Medicine Overview of Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps

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Uses of Formoterol

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

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Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Diarrhoea, Nasopharyngitis.

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How to use Formoterol

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps at a fixed time.

How Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps works

The Formoterol works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Fluticasone

Fluticasone is used in the treatment of Severe allergic reaction, Allergic disorders, Asthma, skin disorders and oral lichen planus.
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Side effects of Fluticasone

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Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Fluticasone

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps at a fixed time.

How Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps works

Fluticasone belongs to a class of drugs called glucocorticoids/steroids. It prevents the release of the substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies..

In Depth Information on Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps

Expert advice for Formoterol

  • 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.

Expert advice for Fluticasone

  • Do not use the medicine (inhaler or spray): If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Inform your doctor before using the medicine if you have tuberculosis, other chest or lung infection, breathing problem, cold, liver disease or thin or brittle bones.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation to treat an asthma attack that has already begun.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation of you are allergic to milk proteins.
  • Do not use the fluticasone cream on areas where you have itchiness, redness, rashes, infection or acne on the skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or tightness in the chest even after taking the medicine.
Warnings
Special precautions for Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps should be used with caut
ion during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps may make you feel dizzy,
sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Combiha
le FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Combihale FF 6 mcg/250 mcg Redicaps

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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Frequently asked questions for Fluticasone

Q. Is Fluticasone an antibiotic/steroid/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinergic drug?
Fluticasone is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinerhic/decongestant drug.It is used to treat nasal congestion (decongestant) and other symptoms caused by allergies or conditions like asthma
Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
Q. Is Fluticasone available over the counter?
No. Fluticasone is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter
Q. Is Fluticasone the same as Nasonex/Flonase?
Fluticasone is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray
Q. Does it contain acetaminophen?
However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies. Acetaaminofen is a different medication
Q. What is used for?
Fluticasone (in the form of inhaler) is used to treat symptoms of asthma and nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose
Q. Is Fluticasone used for cold?
It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergies and infections. It is not used for common cold
Q. Can I take Fluticasone with Benadryl/Sudafed/Zyrtec/ Afrin/Allegra/Mucinex?
Yes. Fluticasone may be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)/Zyrtec (cetrizine)/ Afrin (oxymetazoline)/Allegra (fexofenadine)/Mucinex (guaifenesin) if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Fluticasone propionate cause weight gain/drowsiness/ wakefulness?
Fluticasone may cause weight gain since it is a steroid drug. It may cause drowsiness or wakefulness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Fluticasone addictive?
No. Fluticasone is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance
Q. Dose Fluticasone cause nose bleeds?
Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of Fluticasone nasal spray/inhaler is nose bleeding. If your bleeding is more or does not stop, please consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Fluticasone if I have high blood pressure?
It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Fluticasone if you have high blood pressure.
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