Foracort Rotacaps 6/200 mcg

SKU 158
Generic For Formoterol Fumarate and Budesonide
Strength 200 mcg + 6 mcg
Generic Name Formoterol Fumarate and Budesonide
Pack Size Qty Price Per Pill or Unit Price Cart
30 Rotacaps US$ 0.50 US$ 15.00
60 Rotacaps US$ 0.40 US$ 24.0020%US$ 30.00
90 Rotacaps US$ 0.35 US$ 31.5030%US$ 45.00
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Foracort Rotacaps- 200/6 mcg (Budesonide Formoterol Fumarate)

Foracort Rotacaps is a combination inhalation medicine. It is prescribed to prevent asthma attacks. It is also useful in treating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and a history of repeated exacerbations, with significant signs despite regular therapy with long-lasting bronchodilators. The medicine contains Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate as the main active ingredients. Budesonide is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticosteroid whereas, Formoterol Fumarate is a beta 2 agonist that has fast acting bronchodilatory effects.  

Foracort Rotacaps general information

What is Foracort Rotacaps used for?

Foracort rotacaps-200/6 mcg is indicated for the maintenance of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients over twelve years of age and older.

How does Foracort Rotacaps work?

The combination medicine comprises of two active ingredients Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate.

Budesonide belongs to a group of medicines known as long-acting beta agonists. It works by relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widens the muscles and makes it easier to breathe.

Formoterol Fumarate is another active ingredient present in the medicine. It works by reducing inflammation and swelling in the throat, lungs, nose, or intestines.

What are the different doses of Foracort Rotacaps?

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

  • Foracort Rotacaps 200/6 mcg

You can buy Foracort Rotacaps 200/6 mcg online at an absolute lowest price.

What does Foracort Rotacaps contain? 

The active ingredients are Budesonide and Formoterol fumarate. Each spray delivers 200 mcg of Budesonide and 6 mcg of Formoterol fumarate.

What are the side effects of Foracort Rotacaps?

Some common side effects of Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate may include:

  • Coughing,
  • Aphthae
  • Trembling
  • Insomnia
  • Mild throat irritation
  • Headache
  • Oral candidiasis
  • Hoarseness
  • Heartbeat acceleration

You should also call your physician or seek emergency medical attention in case of these rare, but serious side effects:

  • Restlessness
  • Agitation
  • Nausea
  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Muscular cramps
  • Rash
  • Chest pain
  • Face bloatedness
  • High blood sugar level
  • Steroid psychosis

There may be other side effects; this is not the complete list. You may or may not experience all of them. Discuss with your physician for more information related to the side effects of Foracort Rotacaps.

What medications interact with Foracort Rotacaps?

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

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

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

When should Foracort Rotacaps not be used?   

  • Foracort Rotacaps-200/6 mcg is contraindicated in status asthmaticus and acute attack of asthma. 
  • It should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate.
  • Also, it is not recommended for use in children less than five years of age.

How should Foracort Rotacaps be used?

Take Foracort Rotacaps 200/6 mcg as prescribed by your physician. Do not start, change, or stop the treatment without asking your physician. The dual combination of Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate is available in the form of Rotacaps. These Rotacaps produces quick breathing relief within five to twenty minutes of using the medicine by reducing inflammation and dilating the air passages. An inhaler is required to use this medicine.  

To decrease the risk of occurring oral yeast infection, rinse your mouth with water after using the medication. Avoid direct contact with eyes, if gets in the eyes, wash your eyes immediately with water because it may cause damage to your eyes. 

How long should you use Foracort Rotacaps?

You should continue to use Foracort Rotacaps 200/6 for as long as recommended by your physician. Continue to use this medicine as your physician has told you, even if you start feeling better.

Missed dose of Foracort Rotacaps

If you miss a dose of Foracort Rotacaps 200/6 mcg, take it as soon as you notice. If you are close to the time of your next dose, wait until then and then take the next dose. Avoid consuming extra medicines to make up for the missed ones. If you are regularly missing doses, set an alarm or ask a family member to remind you. If you have missed too many doses in the recent past, please consult your physician to discuss the changes in the schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses. 

How should Foracort Rotacaps be stored?

Foracort Rotacaps should be stored upright at room temperature, and protected from light. Keep it away from children and pets to prevent them from accidental consumption. Do not freeze it unless the packaging condition clearly requires you to do that.

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