Foradil Aerolizer

Active Ingredient(s): Formoterol
Category: Asthma

Foradil Aerolizer Overview

Formoterol, also known as eformoterol, is a long-acting β2 agonist (LABA) used as a bronchodilator in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Formoterol has an extended duration of action (up to 12h) compared to short-acting β2 agonists such as salbutamol (albuterol), which are effective for 4h to 6h. LABAs such as formoterol are used as "symptom controllers" to supplement prophylactic corticosteroid therapy. A "reliever" short-acting β2 agoni...

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Foradil packaging

Does anyone who uses the Foradil aerolizer, who also has arthritis, find it extremely difficult to open the package to get a capsule? ## I spent about 8 minutes trying to peel the six "peel away" seals off my Foradil. I have used the product for over a year, but this last batch seems to have defective adhesive or something,,,I think if you hold the packet in your hand and let it warm up to your body temp it makes it easier, but still a pain. ## I do not have arthritis, but I find the new Foradil packaging to be very aggravating. It can be very tedious and time-consuming to get the capsule out of the package. ## I've lately found it easier to deal with the packaging if I use scissors to cut along the perforated edges of each sleeve of capsules. The only issue then is that i...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Inhalant: 12mcg
  • Powder: 0.0085mg/inh
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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