foracort rotacaps 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.
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 that 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 FORACORT ROTACAP
Treatment and prevention of Asthma
Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
BENEFITS OF FORACORT ROTACAP
In Treatment and prevention of Asthma
Foracort 100 Rotacap can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers”. These may include house dust, pollen, pets and cigarette smoke. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.
In Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Foracort 100 Rotacap 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 FORACORT ROTACAP
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Foracort
- Fungal infection of the mouth
- Hoarseness of voice
- Increased heart rate
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle, or joint) pain
- Respiratory tract infection
- Sore throat
HOW TO USE FORACORT ROTACAP
foracort rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of the rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until you hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.
HOW FORACORT ROTACAP WORKS
foracort rotacaps is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Budesonide. Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator that works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widening 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.