Beclomethasone and formoterol fumarate combination product is a good product for the treatment of Asthma. Beclomethasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid and formoterol is a bronchodilator.
The natural glucocorticosteroids are produced by adrenal glands. Glucocorticosteroids have the ability to carry on the anti inflammatory actions.
When used as Rotacaps the medications are very good and targeted to specifically lungs only. Rotacaps enables the person to take drug through the mouth to the lungs.
Drug reaches at the site of action and produces its effect.
This targeted drug delivery also minimizes the side effects shown by the oral drugs. It is a core medicine given prophylactically in case of severe Asthma.
In children, asthma is well controlled by these medicines and does not affect the pace of their growth. It clears the airways and avoids its constriction.
WHEN SHOULD YOU AVOID IT?
You should not take this Rotacaps if you:
Are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it
Are planning pregnancy or are pregnant
Are a breast feeding mother
Have thyroid problems
Have eye disorders like cataracts and glaucoma
Suffer from mental conditions like Psychosis and depression
Have history of tuberculosis, herpes and fungal infection
HOW MUCH TO TAKE?
The correct dose to be taken always depends on the prescription of the doctor. This prescription always depends upon the severity and demand of the disease condition. Hence this is necessary to follow doctor?s instructions. Dose can vary widely and is required to be taken on regular basis.
WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS AVAILABLE?
Beclomethasone dipropionate/formoterol fumarate Rotacaps is available in following strength combination of the active ingredient Beclomethasone Dipropionate/Formoterol Fumarate:
Bekform Rotacaps 200 mcg+6mcg
Bekform Rotacaps 400 mcg+6mcg
Fullform Rotacaps 200mcg+6mcg
Fullform Rotacaps 400mcg+6mcg
WHO IS THE MANUFACTURER?
Fullform and Bekform Rotacaps are manufactured by Cipla, a pharmaceutical giant. These are available on our website in various pack sizes.
HOW TO TAKE?
Do not swallow Fullform Rotacaps. This is intended to be taken by inhalation only, using your Rota haler. Rinse your mouth after using as it helps to avoid any kind of throat irritation and dry mouth like conditions.
Open the Rota haler capsule by holding it in a horizontal position by keeping white spot up and lighter colored end in opposite direction. Then gently breathe out and seal your lips around the mouth piece.
Take a full deep breath in your mouth and hold your breath for up to ten seconds. After that take normal breath and throw away the empty capsule shell.
WHEN TO TAKE?
Take the medicine as prescribed by the Doctor. Try to take the dose at the same time each day as this will help you remember the time to take the drug and will decrease the chances of missing a dose.
FOR HOW LONG SHOULD IT BE TAKEN?
Do not stop taking Rotacaps or bring out any changes in the dose without consulting with your Doctor. This drug is meant to be taken on regular basis, so keep on taking the drug as long as recommended by the Doctor.
WHAT IF YOU TAKE TOO MUCH (OVERDOSE)?
It is necessary to take the drug as per the instructions of doctor. In case of overdose even if you do not find any kind of harmful side effects, contact your doctor immediately or visit your nearest healthcare center.
WHAT IF YOU MISS THE DOSE?
Consult your doctor if you miss the Dose. Don’t double up the dose in order to catch up.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FOMTIDE :
Mild cough and sneezing
Slow wound healing
Difficulty in speaking
Rashes itching or swelling on face/throat/tongue
ARE THERE ANY POSSIBLE DRUG INTERACTIONS?
Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products.
You doctor will provide you the list of drugs to be avoided while taking Beclomethasone Dipropionate/Formoterol Fumarate Rotacaps. Some of the drugs which interact with this drug are:
WHAT ARE THE THINGS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF?
Keep the medicine in a close tight container and out of sight and reach of the children
This drug may decrease the growth velocity of the children
Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
It is not a bronchodilator and hence must not be used for rapid relief of acute bronchospasm
Fomtide Octacaps 400 is a combination of two medicines in one inhaler. It relieves the long-term symptoms of asthma and COPD, making breathing easier. It works by inhibiting the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) and relaxes the muscles in the airways.
Your doctor will tell you how often you need to use your inhaler. The effect of this medicine may be
noticeable after a few days but will only reach its maximum after a few weeks.
This medicine must be used regularly to be effective, so go on taking it even if you don’t have any symptoms. That means it’s doing its job.
If you stop taking it your symptoms may get worse. This medicine should not be used to relieve sudden shortness of breath.
If sudden shortness of breath occurs, use your rescue inhaler. To get the benefit from this medicine you need to make sure you get your inhaler technique right, otherwise, it does not work as well. click here : Fomtide octacap
Most common side effects
The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, respiratory tract infection, hoarseness of voice, fungal infections in the mouth, cough, headache, sore throat, musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, and increased heart rate.
If you get there, don’t stop taking it but do talk to your doctor. You can prevent some of these symptoms by rinsing your mouth and throat with water or brushing your teeth after using your inhaler.
There are other, rarer side effects which can be serious. Talk to your doctor if you’re worried about them.
Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.
You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
USES OF FOMTIDE Octacap
- Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
BENEFITS OF FOMTIDE Octacap
In Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Fomtide Octacap 400 helps the airways in your lungs stay open. It relaxes the muscles of these airways. This makes it easier for air to get in and out.
It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective.
It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FOMTIDE Octacap
Common side effects of Fomtide Octacap
- Fungal infection of mouth
- Hoarseness of voice
- Increased heart rate
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Respiratory tract infection
- Sore throat
HOW TO USE FOMTIDE Octacap
HOW FOMTIDE Octacap WORKS
Fomtide Octacap is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Budesonide. Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Budesonide is a steroid.
It works by stopping the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.
Fomtide Octacap may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby.
Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.