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Foracort 200 Rotacap


Overview

Introduction

Foracort 200 Rotacap is a combination of two medicines:Foracort 200 Rotacap1 and Foracort 200 Rotacap2.

Foracort Rotacap 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 Foracort Rotacap

Rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.

How Foracort Rotacap works

Foracort 200 Rotacap 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.

Foracort Rotacap related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Foracort 200 Rotacap may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Foracort 200 Rotacap is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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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 Foracort

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I am suffering from asthma. It occurs in march-april every year. I am taking ventidox-dmVudGlkb3g=https://www.1mg.com/brands/foracort-Zm9yYWNvcnQ=">foracort-Zm9yYWNvcnQ=">Foracort 200 rotacaps twice a day and Ventidox M 400 at night. Quite stable with this combination as suggested by dr. last year. I am traving right now. Can I take 1 extra dose of Ventidox M as SOS?I am taking foracort from last 1 month and ventidox from last 4 days.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Take Asthalin MDI SOS and not Ventidox
Breathing problem , harsh sound of breath This condition is after taking so many drugs taken. That are 1)foracort 200 inhaler 3 times 2) Montewock Lc tab 2 times 3)Abphyllin 100 tab 2 times 4)Taxim O 200 tab 2 times Still I am having trouble for breathing
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
It either signifies severe asthma or other complications. You may need more tests depending on your condition. Meet a pulmonologist
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FAQs

Q. What is Foracort prescribed for?

Foracort 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 Foracort when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. Will Foracort 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 Foracort?

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 Foracort?

There are no restrictions on drinking water after taking Foracort. 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. AstraZeneca; 2018. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019 (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Budesonide + Formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Capability Green: AstraZeneca UK Limited,; 15 May 2001 [revised 6 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Budesonide + Formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Capability Green: AstraZeneca UK Limited; 20 Mar. 2003 [revised 6 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
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