FORACORT 6/400MCG INHALER
Quantity : 1 Inhaler
Foracort 6/400mcg inhaler
Foracort Inhaler 6/400mcg helps treat chronic symptoms of asthma & COPD and makes breathing easier. The inhaler slows down the release of some chemicals that leads to infection. It helps ease muscles in the airways.
Speak to your healthcare provider to know how frequently you should use the inhaler. The inhaler’s effect will be visible after a couple of days. You can see maximum benefits after a couple of weeks.
You should use this inhaler regularly to see its best effects. Continue using it if you do not notice any symptoms. Do not discontinue using this inhaler as it can worsen the symptoms. This inhaler will not offer relief from abrupt breathlessness. In case you experience sudden breathlessness, you will need a rescue inhaler. Learn about the correct way of using the inhaler to get the desired effects.
The most common side effects that you may experience after using this inhaler are vomiting, nausea, hoarseness of voice, respiratory tract infection, cough, sore throat, headache musculoskeletal, and an increase in heart rate.
If you experience these symptoms, do not stop using them. Instead, connect with your physician. Some of the listed symptoms can be prevented easily. To do so, you can rinse your mouth/throat using water. Brushing your teeth after using the inhaler can also prevent possible side effects. Some of the side effects of using this inhaler are rare and can be serious. In such cases, visit your doctor immediately.
Before you use this inhaler, tell your physician if
- Have kidney disease
- Have Liver disease
- You are pregnant
- You are planning a pregnancy
- You are a nursing mother
Uses of Foracort Inhaler 6/400mcg
Treats Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease- COPD
Benefits of Foracort Inhaler 6/400mcg
This inhaler helps widen the airways in the lungs. It helps ease and relax the muscles in the airways. It helps air to flow in and out easily.
The inhaler soothes the symptoms like breathlessness, coughing tightness in the chest, and wheezing. It allows you to perform your routine tasks without any hassles.
This inhaler is quite effective and safe. It starts working within a couple of minutes after using it. The effects of this inhaler may last for several hours.
Discuss with your doctor before you plan to stop using it completely.
Most side effects vanish with time. They do not need emergency help from medical professionals. If you think the symptoms are turning worse, speak to your healthcare provider.
Common side effects
- Infection of throat/nasal passages
- Sinus inflammation
- Respiratory tract infection
- Stomach discomfort
- Fungal infection of the oropharynx
- Change in Voice
How does Foracort Inhaler 6/400mcg inhaler work?
This inhaler relaxes the muscles inside the airways and expands the airways. It prevents the release of specific chemical messengers that can give rise to swelling in the airways. The inhaler helps the patient to breathe without any discomfort.
Directions for Use
This inhaler needs a doctor’s prescription. If you are not sure about its use, speak to the pharmacist or doctor. Check the inhaler’s label and instructions in the leaflet before using it.
To prevent possible infection, rinse your mouth using water.
Storage & disposal instructions
- Store the inhaler below 30°C
- Store the inhaler in a cool& dry place.
- Protected it from direct moisture, sunlight, and heat.
- Let pets & children not touch this inhaler
- Discard the expired medicine
- Discard the unused inhaler
- Avoid flushing it to discard it in the drain.
Inform your healthcare provider if
- Have liver problems
- Suffer from a lung infection
- You are a diabetes patient
- You suffer from health ailments like heart failure, high blood pressure, etc.
- Your asthma is suddenly turning worse
- You are dealing with an uncontrollable thyroid gland.
- You will the treatment is not working
- You suffer from low blood potassium levels
Do not stop using this inhaler without the doctor’s permission. It can lead to serious complications. Stopping the use all of a sudden will worsen your condition.
Q-Can I use this inhaler during pregnancy?
There is not enough data available to know the effects of this inhaler on human pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe the inhaler if necessary, after assessing the risks and benefits of this medicine.
Q-Can I use this inhaler while breastfeeding?
As this medication flows into the breast milk, speak to your healthcare provider before you use this inhaler.
Q-Can I drive after using this inhaler?
This inhaler can make you feel sleepy. So, avoid driving if you feel sleepy as you won’t be able to concentrate on driving.
Q-Is it fine if I consume alcohol while using this inhaler?
Well, alcohol consumption is not recommended with the use of this inhaler. It deteriorates your condition
Q-I can see my symptoms are vanishing, can I stop using this inhaler?
No. Stopping the use of this inhaler without a doctor’s advice is not recommended. If you stop using this inhaler all of a sudden, the symptoms may return making it more serious than before. So, follow the advice of the doctor before taking such an action.
Q-Can this inhaler prove to be more effective if I take it for a prolonged period than the recommendation of the doctor?
No. taking more than the dose suggested by the doctor will not prove to be more effective. Rather it can increase the chances of side effects. If you feel the symptoms are not reducing through the dose suggested by the doctor, please ask the doctor to reassess your condition and adjust or alter the dose.
Q-After how many hours can I consume water after using Foracort Inhaler 6/400mcg inhaler?
You can have water any time you want after using this inhaler. There are no restrictions on it. Make sure you rinse your mouth before you consume water. It will help prevent the ingestion of this medication.
Q-Is Foracort Inhaler 6/400mcg inhaler a controller or a reliever?
You can use it as a controller and reliever medicine.
Q-Can the inhaler be used every day?
You can use this inhaler as suggested by the doctor. Do not indulge in using it frequently. It is recommended that you should not use anything above 12 inhalations per day without asking the doctor.