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Deriform 12 mcg Respules

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Deriform 12 mcg Respules

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Deriform 12 mcg Respules

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Medicine Overview of Deriform Respules

Uses of Deriform Respules

Deriform 12 mcg Respules is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Deriform Respules side effects

Common

Side Effects of Deriform are Tremor, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Dryness in mouth, Palpitations, Restlessness, Muscle cramp.

How to use Deriform Respules

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Twist off the top of the respule/transpule and squeeze all the liquid into the nebulizer. It should be used right away after opening.

How Deriform Respules works

Deriform 12 mcg Respules is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Deriform Respules

Expert advice for Deriform Respules

  • 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.
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Deriform Respules related warnings
Special precautions for Deriform Respules
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Deriform 12 mcg Respules 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Deriform 12 mcg Respules is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Deriform Respules

Frequently asked questions about Formoterol

Deriform 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
Deriform 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
Deriform 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
Deriform is safe when taken as per the directions of the doctor
Deriform is not banned
There are no studies showing that Deriform causes weight gain
Deriform may increase risk of asthma-related death. It depends on the condition and co-morbidities and is individual response.

Substitutes for Deriform

No substitutes found for this medicine
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