Foradil (Formoterol Fumarate)

What conditions and diseases is Foradil used for the treatment or management of?

Foradil is a prescription drug that is approved by the FDA (USA) for use in the treatment, prevention, or management of the certain medical conditions and diseases, including:

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What are the active ingredients of Foradil?

The active ingredients in Foradil include:

  • Formoterol Fumarate

What class of drug is Foradil?

Foradil belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Capsules

Capsules

Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:

Forms

This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Foradil Information Guide

Trade Name:
Foradil
Generic Name of Foradil:
Formoterol Fumarate
Availability of Foradil:
Prescription Drug

Foradil is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of beta2-Adrenergic Agonist.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Foradil include:

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How is the dosage of Foradil calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Foradil. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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Drugs may have a number of warnings associated with their use. What are the warnings regarding the use of Foradil?

Some of the warnings are below. Any use of Foradil needs to heed warnings surrounding the following:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Foradil?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Foradil for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Foradil?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Foradil for use, include the following:

  • Asthma-Related Death
  • Deterioration of Disease and Acute Episodes
  • FORADIL AEROLIZER is not a substitute for corticosteroids
  • Excessive Use and
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Would taking Foradil interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Foradil may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Foradil?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

  • Asthma
  • Foradil 12 mcg twice daily
  • Foradil 24 mcg twice daily
  • Albuterol 180 mcg four times daily
  • Placebo
  • Trial #1
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What are the inactive ingredients in Foradil?

The inactive ingredients contained in Foradil are:

  • Lactose

Product Formulation Information: Foradil

Company that labels Foradil:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Strength of Foradil:
12 ug/1
Form of Foradil:
Capsule
How is Foradil taken?
Respiratory (Inhalation)
Date that Foradil is effective:
16th February, 2001

Formulations

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