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Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette


Overview

Introduction

Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. It stops the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the airways. It also helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening them and making it easier to breathe.

It is better to take Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any severe medical condition. It may cause some side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, and increased heart rate.

Fomtide Diskette side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Fungal infections in the mouth
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Fomtide Diskette

Take it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fomtide Diskette works

Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Budesonide. Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Budesonide is a steroid. It works by stopping the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Fomtide Diskette related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fomtide 12 mcg/200 mcg Diskette is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease as the data available in these patients is very limited.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • It contains two medicines in one inhaler for control of long term asthma and COPD symptoms.
  • It does not relieve sudden symptoms. Always use a rescue inhaler to treat sudden symptoms.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if your breathing problem worsens, or if rescue inhaler does not relieve symptoms.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor.
  • Rinse your mouth with water after each use to prevent infections in the mouth and throat.
  • Carry your rescue inhaler wherever you go.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fomtide

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My son is 7years old. He haa asthma. Since 3 daya he has asthma attack now he is quite batter bt he is coughing with mucous. I m giving him budecort inhaler 200 and lovolin inhaler 50 mcg. 1 nd 1 puff. Can i give him piriton mucolytic expectorant to clear his mucous.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
In present situation provisional diagnosis cannot be done without taking in to consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination of patient. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician.
I am the patient , I suffer breathing problem since childhood and I have been taking montair fx and pump since long time . Is there any permanent cure ?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
usually asthma can be well controlled so that you do not require regular inhalers throughout year. this can be achieved by seeing your pulmonary function tests and avoiding allergens
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FAQs

Q. What is Fomtide prescribed for?

Fomtide is prescribed to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma. The symptoms may include wheezing, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties.

Q. Can I stop taking Fomtide when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Fomtide. If you stop taking Fomtide, your symptoms may come back and may lead to serious complications. Take your medicine as advised by your doctor.

Q. Will Fomtide be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are not getting relieved by the recommended doses, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Fomtide?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. When can I drink water after taking Fomtide?

There are no restrictions on drinking water after taking Fomtide. However, it is better to rinse your mouth before drinking water to avoid ingestion of this medicine.

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References
  1. Budesonide + formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Wilmington, Delaware: AstraZeneca LP; 2007. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Formoterol. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Budesonide. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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