Fomtaz Disk Inhaler

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Composition for Fomtaz Disk NA Inhaler

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1 Inhaler in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Fomtaz Disk Inhaler

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Uses of Fomtaz Disk Inhaler

Fomtaz Disk Inhaler is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Fomtaz Disk Inhaler

Common

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

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How to use Fomtaz Disk Inhaler

Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing 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.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.

How Fomtaz Disk Inhaler works

The Fomtaz disk inhaler works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Fomtaz Disk Inhaler

Expert advice for Fomtaz Disk Inhaler

  • 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 Fomtaz Disk Inhaler
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fomtaz Disk 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Fomtaz Disk Inhaler 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.
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Driving
Fomtaz Disk Inhaler may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Fomtaz Disk Inhaler is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fomtaz Disk Inhaler may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fomtaz
Disk Inhaler in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fomtaz Disk NA Inhaler

Frequently asked questions for Formoterol

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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