Foracort 400 Rotacap


Overview

Uses of Foracort Rotacap

Foracort 400 Rotacap is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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 400 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 400 Rotacap 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
Foracort 400 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

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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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Kindly suggest recovery options.I feel enormous back ache sometimes. I also heat sensation in feel. I suffer from lungs elergy for which I take foracort-200 inhaler on every 3rd day.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear PATIENT you for sharing your reports with me. Most of your reports are within normal limits except your vitamin D level is low, for this you can take calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. They might lead to back pain sometimes. Your TSH level is also high, I suggest you should get a repeat thyroid profile test done after a week and then consult a Endocrinologist.
She is often prone to allergic rhinitis and allergic bronchitis resulting in severe cough day and night She is on buedocart 100mcg 2 puffs every 12 hours now She responds well to omnocartil when she wheezes more kindly help her to get completely cured pleaseDr said she has reactive airway disease Can it be completely cured? She weighs 14kgs and 5.5yrs old
Dr. Puneet Singh Perhar
Lungs Specialist
Childhood asthma usually decreases in intensity with age sometimes disappears tooTry foracort 100 instead of budecort alone and add tablet montair-Lc kid daily evening timeAlso try searching for the allergen which is causing thisDomestic pets, carpets, old blankets, flowers etc
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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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Apr 2017.
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