Formonide 400 Novocart

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Composition for Formonide 400 Novocart

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100 MDI in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Formonide 400 Novocart


Uses of Formoterol

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

Side effects of Formoterol


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


How to use Formoterol

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

How Formonide 400 Novocart works

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

Uses of Budesonide

Budesonide is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and asthma.

Side effects of Budesonide


Throat irritation, Hoarseness of voice, Cough.


How to use Budesonide

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

How Formonide 400 Novocart works

Budesonide is a corticosteroid. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the body that are responsible for inflammation.

In Depth Information on Formonide 400 Novocart

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 Budesonide

  • Eating smaller, more frequent meals and drinking plenty of fluids is helpful while taking Budesonide.
  • Take the drug with meals to avoid stomach upset.
  • Take the drug at the same time every day.
  • Do not take budesonide if you are allergic to it.
  • Don't stop taking this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will slowly adjust your dose to avoid unwanted side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Ask your doctor or nurse on instructions to use the budesonide inhaler before use.
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or tightness in the chest even after taking the medicine.
Special precautions for Formonide 400 Novocart
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Formonide 400 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.
Formonide 400 Novocart is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Formonide 400 Novocart may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Formonide 400 Novocart is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Formonide 400 Novocart may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Formonide 400 Novocart should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Formonide 400 Novocart may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Formonide 400 Novocart is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease as the data available in these patients is very limited.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Formonide 400 Novocart

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.

Frequently asked questions for Budesonide

Q. Does budesonide inhaler contain steroids?
Yes. Budesonide inhaler is a steroid drug used mainly to control an asthma attack
Q. Is budesonide safe?
Yes. Budesonide is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Q. Is budesonide same as Pulmicort?
Yes. Pulmicort is a brand name of budesonide
Q. Are budesonide and albuterol same?
No. Budesonide is different from albuterol which is a beta-receptor agonist drug. Both are usedto treat asthma
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/prednisolone/Benadryl with budesonide?
Budesonide can be taken with ibuprofen or Benadryl only if advised by your doctor. Prednisolone is another steroid medication and generally not taken along with other steroid like budesonide, so it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking prednisolone with budesonide
Q. Does budesonide cause weight loss/weight gain/hair loss/hyperactivity?
Budesonide may cause weight gain but not weight loss, hyperactivity or hair loss and increased hair growth on face. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does budesonide cure cough?
Budesonide can cure cough related to asthma or allergic diseases of nose, throat or chest
Q. Does it help in croup?
It is not used for croup
Q. Is budesonide safe for infants?
It is advisable to consult your doctor before giving budesonide to an infant or child.

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