Forglyn Respicap

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Uses of Forglyn Respicap

Forglyn Respicap is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Forglyn Respicap side effects

  • Indigestion
  • High blood pressure
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Chest pain
  • Fever
  • Urinary retention
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Inflammation of the nose
  • Urinary tract infection

How to use Forglyn Respicap

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Forglyn Respicap works

Forglyn Respicap is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Glycopyrrolate which treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Formoterol is a bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Glycopyrrolate is an anticholinergic which works by decreasing the secretions in the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Forglyn Respicap related warnings

Forglyn Respicap may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Forglyn Respicap 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.
Forglyn Respicap is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Long-term use of Forglyn Respicap might reduce milk production.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Forglyn Respicap is a combination of two medicines that makes breathing easier for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • 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.
  • Take the first dose of this medicine under medical supervision as it may cause wheezing or tightening of the airways (bronchospasm) immediately after using.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • our doctor may regularly monitor your  blood potassium levels as low oxygen levels in the blood (hypoxia) and COPD medicines such as Forglyn Respicap can lower potassium levels in blood.

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Dec 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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