ForAir 50mcg/100mcg Novocart

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Overview

Uses of ForAir Novocart
ForAir 50mcg/100mcg Novocart is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
ForAir Novocart side effects
Common
  • 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
How to use ForAir Novocart
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.
How ForAir Novocart works
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.
ForAir Novocart related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
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.
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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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  • ForAir 50mcg/100mcg Novocart is a combination of two medicines that opens the airways and make it easier to breathe.
  • This medicine is for inhalation only. The tablet should not be swallowed.
  • It should be taken at the same time each day.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing. 
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Gargle with warm water after each inhalation to avoid any fungal infections in your mouth and throat.
  • Take the first dose of this medicine under medical supervision as it may cause wheezing or tightening of the airways (bronchospasm) immediately after using.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your  blood potassium level as low oxygen level in the blood (hypoxia) and medicines such as ForAir 50mcg/100mcg Novocart can lower blood potassium level.
  • Only miniscule amounts of ForAir 50mcg/100mcg Novocart may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects are unlikely.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to ForAir

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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
My Father have allergic asthma from last 1 year. He examined many doctors but not recovered. Due to alergy he did not take rest in night please give your valuable suggestion and treatment
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
is he on regular medications/inhalers. get spirometry done and if he has been prescribed inhalers ask him to continue those
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FAQs

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. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of ForAir?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of 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.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 10th Aug 2018.
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