Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps

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Medicine Overview of Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps

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Uses of Formoterol

Formoterol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Formoterol

Common

Tremor, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Dry mouth, Palpitations, Restlessness, Muscle cramp.

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How to use Formoterol

Trancaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of transhaler, 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 transhaler repeat the process.

How Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps works

Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Fluticasone

Fluticasone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and oral lichen planus.
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Side effects of Fluticasone

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Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Fluticasone

Trancaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of transhaler, 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 transhaler repeat the process.

How Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps works

Fluticasone belongs to a class of drugs called glucocorticoids/steroids. It prevents the release of the substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies..

In Depth Information on Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps

Expert advice for Formoterol

  • Do not use formoterol inhalation to treat an asthma attack that has already begun.
  • Do not use this drug, if  you are allergic to formoterol.
  • Never place a capsule in the mouthpiece of the inhaler.
  • Consult your doctor before taking formoterol, If  you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.
  • It should be taken as an inhaler or nebulizer after clearly following instructions of the doctor and the instructions given in the patient information leaflet in the medication box.

Expert advice for Fluticasone

  • Do not use the medicine (inhaler or spray): If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Inform your doctor before using the medicine if you have tuberculosis, other chest or lung infection, breathing problem, cold, liver disease or thin or brittle bones.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation to treat an asthma attack that has already begun.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation of you are allergic to milk proteins.
  • Do not use the fluticasone cream on areas where you have itchiness, redness, rashes, infection or acne on the skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or tightness in the chest even after taking the medicine.
Warnings
Special precautions for Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps 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.
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Lactation
Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps is probably safe to use durin
g lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps may make you feel dizzy, slee
py, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps is probably safe to use in pa
tients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

A careful monitoring by the doctor is advised in these patients.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Formoflo 6mcg/100mcg Transcaps

Frequently asked questions for Formoterol

Q. Is Formoterol a steroid?
Formoterol belongs to a class of medication called long acting beta agonists. It is not a steroid; however it is available in combination with steroids as an inhaler
Q. How long does it take to work and how long does it stay in the body?
Formoterol works best if taken before exercising or heavy work and another dose should not be taken in the next 12 hours. It is a long acting drug which is known to be effective for 12 hours in the body
Q. How does Formoterol work?
Formoterol belongs to a class of medication called long acting beta agonists. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe
Q. What form does Formoterol come in?
Formoterol comes as a powder filled capsule for inhaler and a solution for nebulizer use
Q. What is formoterol fumarate/formoterol fumarate dihydrate/formoterol and budesonide/formoterol and advair?
Formoterol fumarate and formoterol fumerate dihydrate are different formulations of formoterol. Budesonide is a steroid which may be prescribed by the doctor along with formoterol. Advair is another long acting beta agonist which is the brand name for salmeterol and fluticasone
Q. Is Formoterol safe?
Formoterol is safe when taken as per the directions of the doctor
Q. is Formoterol banned?
Formoterol is not banned
Q. Does Formoterol cause weight gain?
There are no studies showing that Formoterol causes weight gain
Q. Does Formoterol cause death/asthma-related death?
Formoterol may increase risk of asthma-related death. It depends on the condition and co-morbidities and is individual response.
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Frequently asked questions for Fluticasone

Q. Is Fluticasone an antibiotic/steroid/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinergic drug?
Fluticasone is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinerhic/decongestant drug.It is used to treat nasal congestion (decongestant) and other symptoms caused by allergies or conditions like asthma
Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
Q. Is Fluticasone available over the counter?
No. Fluticasone is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter
Q. Is Fluticasone the same as Nasonex/Flonase?
Fluticasone is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray
Q. Does it contain acetaminophen?
However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies. Acetaaminofen is a different medication
Q. What is used for?
Fluticasone (in the form of inhaler) is used to treat symptoms of asthma and nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose
Q. Is Fluticasone used for cold?
It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergies and infections. It is not used for common cold
Q. Can I take Fluticasone with Benadryl/Sudafed/Zyrtec/ Afrin/Allegra/Mucinex?
Yes. Fluticasone may be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)/Zyrtec (cetrizine)/ Afrin (oxymetazoline)/Allegra (fexofenadine)/Mucinex (guaifenesin) if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Fluticasone propionate cause weight gain/drowsiness/ wakefulness?
Fluticasone may cause weight gain since it is a steroid drug. It may cause drowsiness or wakefulness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Fluticasone addictive?
No. Fluticasone is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance
Q. Dose Fluticasone cause nose bleeds?
Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of Fluticasone nasal spray/inhaler is nose bleeding. If your bleeding is more or does not stop, please consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Fluticasone if I have high blood pressure?
It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Fluticasone if you have high blood pressure.
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