Side Effects of ForAir are Nausea, Vomiting, Respiratory tract infection, Fungal infections in the mouth, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Sore throat, Cough, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Increased heart rate.
ForAir 50mcg/100mcg Novocart is a combination of two medicines: Salmeterol and Fluticasone propionate. Salmeterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Fluticasone propionate 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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
ForAir 50mcg/100mcg Novocart 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.
ForAir 50mcg/100mcg Novocart is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Q. Can I stop taking Forair when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Forair. If you stop taking Forair, your symptoms may comeback and may lead to serious complications. Take your medicine as advised by your doctor.
Q. Will Forair 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 Forair 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.
Q. What is Forair prescribed for?
Forair is prescribed to treat wheezing, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties caused by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 10th Aug 2018.