Formoterol

Category: Asthma



Formoterol Overview

Formoterol, also known as eformoterol, is a long-acting β2 agonist (LABA) used as a bronchodilator in the management of asthma and 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 agonist (e.g., salbutamol) is still required,...

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formoterol 12mcg + budesonide 0.5mg

My husband has copd and is sleepy all the time. Can formoterol make him sleepy? He takes other meds as well but can't find any that cause drowsiness. ## Hello, Bev! How is your husband? Has anything changed? As reported by the FDA, this medication usually causes nervousness and insomnia as side effects. What other medications is he taking? There are many that can cause drowsiness and I'll be happy to check them out for you. ## I was treated for hep C,11mths ago Epclusa treatment so far no virus,I'm over 60yrs,Im still feeling anxiety nausea aching legs exhausted everyday,I don't think I will ever feel well again,I now have asthma never had before, been prescribed pulmicort turbohaler with budesonide , been told should not take if had liver problems anyone any ideas.

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formoterol fumarate 6mcg and budesonide 200mcg inhaler for asthma side effects 2times daily and necessity arises ipratropium inhaler 20mcg as required

For the past 4yrs I am taking this medications with other medications tell me the side effects. If cold or allergy affects I am taking allegra 180mg. At present I have stopped monteleucast sodium 10 mg. Advice for better management of asthma with less side effects. ## Been taking pulmicort nearly 2weeks with my ultibro plus ventolin when needed,can't really say IV noticed much difference with the pulmicort,maybe it takes few weeks to kick in I hope as I don't want to take a steroid inhalor if it isn't doing anything,any info appreciated.thanks.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

NDC Database Records for Formoterol: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0085-1401 Foradil 0.012 mg/Actuat Inhalant Powder by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 0085-1402 Foradil 0.012 mg/Actuat Inhalant Powder by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 49502-605 Perforomist 20 ug/2ml Respiratory (Inhalation) Solution by Mylan Specialty
  • 54868-4972 Foradil 0.012 mg/Actuat Inhalant Powder by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Formoterol or a similar ingredient: (12 results)

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formoterol 12mcg + budesonide 0.5mg
My husband has copd and is sleepy all the time. Can formoterol make him sleepy? He takes other meds as well but can'... 2 replies
formoterol fumarate 6mcg and budesonide 200mcg inhaler for asthma side effects 2times daily and necessity arises ipratropium inhaler 20mcg as required
For the past 4yrs I am taking this medications with other medications tell me the side effects. If cold or allergy affec... 1 reply
Formoterol Fumarate Inhalant
VA prescribed ## has the V A stopped using formoterol... 1 reply




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