Foracort Forte Inhaler 12/400 mcg (120 mdi)


Foracort Forte Inhaler-12/400 mcg comprises of Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate.

SKU 144
Generic For Aerosol Inhaler
Strength 12/400 mcg (120 mdi) Inhaler
Generic Name Budesonide + Formoterol Fumarate
Pack Size Qty Price Per Pill or Unit Price Cart
1 Inhaler US$ 22.89 US$ 22.89
2 Inhaler US$ 23.42 US$ 46.85
3 Inhaler US$ 21.67 US$ 65.00
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Foracort Forte Inhaler 12/400 mcg (Budesonide Formoterol Fumarate)

Foracort Forte Inhaler contains Budesonide and Formoterol fumarate as the active ingredients. The combination medicine is very effective for the treatment of asthma. It is given under prescription for the treatment and prevention of various allergies of nose, lungs, and throat. It is also used for the treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and a number of medical conditions not mentioned here.

Budesonide is a steroid medication that reduces inflammation, whereas, Formoterol fumarate is a long acting beta agonist, which helps in relaxing the muscles of air passages, thus widens it and makes it easier to breathe. Foracort Forte Inhaler 12/400 is the first combination inhaled corticosteroid and a long-acting beta-agonist that has shown efficacy as a medicine not only used to prevent asthma attacks, but also give quick relief during an asthma attack.

What is Foracort Forte Inhaler used for?               

Foracort Forte Inhaler-12/400 mcg comprises of Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate. This inhalation medicine is used in treating asthma, non-infectious rhinitis, including hay fever and other allergies, and in treating nasal polyposis. It is also used for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The medicine contains two active pharmaceutical ingredients delivered through a single inhaler.

How does Foracort Forte Inhaler work?

The active ingredient, Budesonide directly enters into the nasal mucosa to relieve the nasal symptoms by preventing the release of certain substances in the body that causes inflammation. 

Another active ingredient, Formoterol fumarate causes bronchodilation by relaxing the smooth muscle in the airway, so as to treat the exacerbation of asthma.

What are the different doses of Foracort Forte Inhaler?

Foracort Forte Inhaler is available to buy online from in the following strength:

  • Foracort Forte Inhaler 12/400 mcg

You can buy Foracort Forte Inhaler 12/400 mcg online at an absolute lowest price.

What does Foracort Forte inhaler contain?

The inhalation combination contains Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate as the main active ingredients. Each single spray delivers 400 mcg of Budesonide and 6 mcg of Formoterol Fumarate to the patient.

What are the side effects of Foracort Forte Inhaler?

Some of the commonly mild side effects of Foracort Forte inhaler 12/400 mcg are given below:

  • Headache
  • Sinus pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Coughs
  • Hoarse or deepened voice
  • Running nose

There may be some allergic reactions and other serious side effects associated with the use of medicine. Call your physician if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • Body tremors
  • Hives
  • Swollen face, lips, or throat
  • Sore mouth or lips
  • Bronchospasm
  • Blurriness
  • Sharp chest pain
  • Fever
  • Restlessness
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Yellow or green mucus in cough
  • Deteriorating asthmatic conditions

What medications interact with Foracort Forte Inhaler?

Inform your physician if you are taking any other drugs, especially those mentioned here:

  • Doxycycline
  • Clarithromycin
  • Telithromycin
  • Isoniazid
  • Troleandomycin
  • Verapamil
  • Quinidine
  • Nicardipine
  • Ketoconazole
  • Itraconazole
  • Indinavir
  • Ritonavir
  • Erythromycin
  • Saquinavir

Always inform your physician if you are consuming any other medicines, including herbal supplements, tonics, and drugs that you buy without a prescription.

When should Foracort Forte Inhaler not be used?   

  • Foracort inhaler-12/400 mcg should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to Budesonide, Formoterol fumarate or other ingredients of the inhaler.
  • It is not suitable for children under five years of age.
  • It is not recommended in patients with an acute asthma attack. 

How should Foracort Forte Inhaler be used?

Follow all instructions on your prescription label and patient instructions for use. Foracort forte inhaler 12/400 does not prevent asthma attack that has already begun, so avoid taking the medicine in such instances. Do not administer more or less than the recommended amount. Continue using it even if you feel better. Also, do not stop using it unless advised by your physician. Do not place a capsule in the mouthpiece of the inhaler. It should be taken as an inhaler after clearly following instructions of the physician and the directions mentioned in the patient information leaflet. Consult your physician, if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant.

How long should you use Foracort Forte Inhaler?

You should continue to use Foracort Inhaler 12/400 for as long as recommended by your physician.

Missed dose of Foracort Forte Inhaler

If you miss a dose Foracort Forte Inhaler 12/400, take it when you remember. If the time to take the next dose is close, leave the missed dose and go back to your normal dosing schedule. Avoid taking two doses at the same time.

How should Foracort Forte Inhaler be stored?

  • Foracort Forte Inhaler 12/400 should be stored upright at room temperatureand protected from light.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.    
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