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Foracort 400 Rotacap

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Composition for Foracort 400 Rotacap

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Primary uses of Foracort 400 Rotacap

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Medicine Overview of Foracort Rotacap

Uses of Foracort Rotacap

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

Foracort Rotacap side effects

Common

Side Effects of Foracort are 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.

In Depth Information on Foracort Rotacap

Expert advice for Foracort Rotacap

  • 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.
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Foracort Rotacap related warnings
Special precautions for Foracort Rotacap
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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Foracort
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
I have got asthma and I want to know if foracort is the right inhaler I am taking. I have come to know that it contains steroids which is not good. Can you recommend something safe?
Dr. Sarthak Chakravarty
General Physician
See basically all inhalers have steroids except few. However they are in so small quantities that they are harm less. Inhale whenever you get an attack. Small amount of steroid is not harmful. It improves the quality of treatment outcome
My hieght is 176 cms and weight is 82 kgs. My problem is i have fat around my waist. I also have bronchiectasis in my right upper and middle lobe lungs since past 1 year. I am under foracort 200 inhaler from past 1 year. Please could you advise me an appropiate diet and excercise chart to reduce my belly fat really fast. Many thanks in advance
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk, eggs,sprouts,homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
He is suffering from Lungs problem Actually he's a smoker & Diabetic. Before 2 week his left lung was collapsed and left lung got shrink . Doctor had done chest tube & after he got pneumonitis doctor has starting Antibiotic(Tazomac 4.5gm TDS +linezolid 600 BD) with Nebulizer of Foracort & Duolin + Doxyphillin 400 tab.TDS Doctor gave this treatment for 10 day after . After this CBC was Normal. but chest tube Bag was bubbling . Doctor remove chest tube becoz the Bag was looking normal But after three Days lungs collapse and Again Doctor Is doing same process . I am attaching report (CECT, Sputum complete Examination , CBC ,Blood culture etc.) with this. Please guide me the Better way to improve. What shoul we do.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Patient has Pneumothorax with pleural effusion and mild pericardial effusion. there are cavitation in lungs. cause could be Tuberculosis, Malignancy, fungal infection most likely. You need to consult a Doctor specialising in respiratory diseases.
Suffering from burning sensation in lower part of throat since more than 15 yrs. Drs treated for GERD with pantoprazole, rabeprazole, omeprazole, domperidione etc but no relief. Endoscopy of upper GI carried out. Found pan gastritis. Sought treatment at Medical college, Kolkata and also CMC vellore where they carried out FOL test and probably endoscopy of throat through a pipe in the nose. Said no cancer. There is some kind of bolckage in right ear canal. Suggest fluticasone through nose. I also suffer from asthma and take Foracort 200 once a day, but that is since 2-3 years only. Any spicy food I take, my tounge can handle it easily, but it burns when going through the throat.During FOL test at Kolkata they found some abnormality in thr vocal chords and suggested to rest the vocal chords for 1 month i. e. Not to speak for 1 month.There is some kind of secretions from the throat and I need to clear my throat every few minutesWas a good singer but halfway into a song my throat (vocal chords) start paining.
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Can't do much as you have already seen many doctors. Voice rest is best for vocal nodules.Irritation can be due to nasal secretion or acid reflux. If Endoscopy is fine no need to worry
I am suffering from asthma. Any treatment here for fix this problem.Please give me remedy for asthma.thanx
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablets-otc3258641-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatmentDo yoga on daily baisis

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Frequently asked questions about Foracort Rotacap

Frequently asked questions about Foracort Rotacap

Q. What is Foracort prescribed for?
Foracort is prescribed to treat wheezing, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties caused by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma.
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. Consuming higher than the recommended dose of Foracort can lead to increased side effects. If symptoms are not getting relieved by the recommended doses, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Any special instruction regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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