Foracort Respules 0.5 Mg + 20 Mg

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Foracort Respules 0.5mg + 20mg is widely used for treating asthma. It is also used for preventing breathing problems caused by exercise. Buy now.
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USA Brand Name

 Pulmicort Nebuamp 



Generic Name



 Cipla Limited


Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide)

What Is The Generic Name For Foracort Respules:

Formoterol & Budesonide is the generic version for Foracort Respules

Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide):

  • Pulmicort Nebuamp

About Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide)

Foracort Respules contains two active ingredients, Formoterol & Budesonide, which is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Asthma is a chronic disease which causes inflammation & narrowing of the air passage of the lungs (bronchi) obstructing the airflow & making breathing difficult. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disorder in which there is trouble in emptying air out of the lungs (airflow obstruction). Due to this hindrance, patients experience difficulty in breathing or get tired easily because of this breathing strain. COPD is a general term used for emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or a combination of both. This medicine is available at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, & medical supply stores & must be taken strictly by doctor’s prescription only.


Cipla Ltd. is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Foracort Respules.  


Foracort Respules contains two active constituents, Formoterol (20mcg) & Budesonide (0.5mg). It is obtainable in other substitutes also at all the leading online pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.

What Are The Uses Of The Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide):

Foracort Respules is used in the treatment in following conditions:

  • Asthma 
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

How Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide) Works:

Foracort Respules has two active ingredients; Formoterol & Budesonide. Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator that works by relaxing the muscles in the airways & widens the airways. Budesonide is a steroid which works by stopping the release of certain chemical messengers which cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways. Together, these make breathing easier.

Before You Use Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide):

Make sure that:

  • You are not allergic to Formoterol & Budesonide
  • You are not having any serious Disease
  • Your doctor must be learned about your medicinal history like your pre- existing disease, surgeries & Medications, Supplements, Food Habits, lifestyle, etc.

What Should You Avoid While Taking Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide):

  • You should avoid taking alcohol  
  • You should avoid driving
  • You should avoid taking Medicines without prescriptions

When Not To Use Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide):

You should not take Foracort Respules if you:

  • Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity
  • Have liver problems
  • Have kidney problems
  • Are suffering from status asthmaticus
  • Have thyrotoxicosis or hyperthyroidism
  • Have hypokalemia
  • Have seizure disorders
  • Have diabetes
  • Have decreased bone density
  • Are pregnant
  • Have infections
  • Are breastfeeding

Tell Your Doctor If You:  

  • Have Allergy to the Respules
  • Are taking Alcohol or Other Drugs
  • Have Liver disease
  • Have infections


Foracort Respules contains two active ingredients, Formoterol & Budesonide, which is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This medicine is available in different substitutes & strengths & has got to be purchased or given on doctor’s prescription only. You must consult your physician for adjustment of dosage & time of the medicine because age and severity of the disease differ from person to person and it can only be best judged by your doctor.

Adults are advised to take Foracort Respules at a fixed time with or without food as instructed by your Doctor. You must take Foracort Respules regularly on time for better results.

How Much Of The Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide) to Be Used:

As Foracort Respules is available in various strengths and substitutes, Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Foracort Respules. You must not take the Respules on your own & for longer period than recommended by doctor.

How To Take The Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide):

Take Foracort Respules in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label thoroughly for directions before use. Shake the respule well before use. Twist off the top of the respule/transpule & squeeze all the liquid into the nebulizer. It must be used right away after opening. You must carry your respule wherever you go.

For How Long Should You Continue Using Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide):

You are always advised to take Foracort Respules as prescribed. Do not start/stop using this medicine yourself. You must strictly follow all the directions given by your doctor. You must not take the Respules in larger or smaller quantity or for longer period than suggested by your doctor.


You must seek medical emergency treatment and/ or contact your medical doctor instantly in case of any overdose symptoms. Emergency treatment will be initiated immediately by your medical doctor if they observe overdose symptoms.

Missed Dose:

The missed dosage of the Respules should be administered as soon as possible. You must strictly skip the missed dosage if it is already time for your next planned dosage. It is advised not to double the dosage of the treatment to make up for the missed dosage.

What Are The Side Effects Of The Foracort Respules (Formoterol & Budesonide):

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Fungal infections in the mouth
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Increased heart rate
  • Body pain
  • Chills
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Sneezing
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Shaking of hands or feet
  • Dizziness

What Are The Common Drug Interactions:

Few medicines have been reported to interact with Foracort Respules. These interactions may generate some needless or adverse effects and/or cause your drug not to work properly. You must always have a conversation with your doctor if you are taking other prescription/ Supplements so that well planned medication can be given. It interacts with the following medicines:

  • Amitriptyline
  • Clarithromycin
  • Ketoconazole
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Carvedilol
  • Amiodarone
  • Cisapride
  • Labetalol

It can also interact with following disease condition:

  • Infections
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Hepatic impairment
  • Seizures

Warning And Precaution:

Foracort Respules can worsen the conditions like:

  • Allergy
  • Kidney/ Liver disease
  • Foracort Respules is not recommended for use in children under 6 years of age
  • You must use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are on this medication
  • You must regularly get your blood tests done to monitor your blood cells, liver and kidney function, and electrolyte levels during treatment with this medicine
  • You must not take this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding
  • You must not drive or operate heavy machinery at the same time as taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness
  • Always consult with your medical doctor straight away to get best possible treatment if you are observing any of the above mentioned conditions.

Things To Remember:

  • Keep the Foracort Respules out of reach and sight of the children
  • This medicine is strictly used with caution for treatment of children
  • Foracort Respules is not recommended for pregnant women to use due to the high risk of harmful effects on the unborn baby
  • You must always check up the information in particular written on the leaflet/ insert of the medicine
  • Always consult your medical doctor if you have any uncertainty in case of the dosage, time & strength of the medicine.


Foracort Respules should be taken as recommended by your doctor. Do not take this prescription for longer period than suggested by the medical doctor.


Store the Foracort Respules at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the Respules is intact & not damaged while purchasing or storing.

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