DERIFORM 12MG RESPICAP

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for DERIFORM 12MG RESPICAP

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66.67
₹2.22/respicap
30 respicaps in 1 strip
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Substitutes for DERIFORM

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Medicine Overview of DERIFORM RESPICAP

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Uses of DERIFORM RESPICAP

Deriform 12mg respicap is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd).
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Side effects of DERIFORM RESPICAP

Common

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

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How to use DERIFORM RESPICAP

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 Deriform 12mg respicap at a fixed time.

How DERIFORM RESPICAP works

The Deriform 12mg respicap works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on DERIFORM RESPICAP

Expert advice for DERIFORM RESPICAP

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for DERIFORM 12MG RESPICAP
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Deriform 12mg respicap 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
SAFE
Deriform 12mg respicap is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DERIFORM 12MG RESPICAP

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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