Foster inhaler 6 mg. Dose 120 doses
Both substances are beclomethasone dipropionate and formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Beclomethasone dipropionate belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids have anti-inflammatory, reducing swelling and irritation in the lungs.
Foster inhaler 6 mg. / Dose 120 doses
Foster is a solution pressurized inhalation by mouth that contains two active substances, which are delivered directly to the lungs.
Both substances are beclomethasone dipropionate and formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Beclomethasone dipropionate belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids have anti-inflammatory, reducing swelling and irritation of the walls of the small air passages in the lungs. Corticosteroids are used to treat the symptoms of asthma and to prevent their occurrence.
Formoterol fumarate dihydrate belongs to a group of drugs called long-acting bronchodilators. These drugs relax the muscles and expand the airways, making it easier inhaling and exhaling air from the lungs.
In combination, these substances facilitate breathing, providing relief from symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing in patients with asthma, supporting and preventing their occurrence.
Foster is indicated for the treatment of asthma when:
Asthma is not adequately controlled by the use of inhaled corticosteroids and "on demand" from the short-acting bronchodilators or
Asthma responds well to treatment with a combination of corticosteroids and acting bronchodilators.
Before taking Foster:
Do not take Foster:
Do not take the drug to treat acute asthma symptoms such as breathlessness, wheezing, cough, the deterioration of asthma and acute asthma attacks. In these cases, it will not help and will not provide immediate relief of symptoms. To relieve symptoms you should use so called. "Reliever" inhaler that you must carry with them at all.
If you are or think you are allergic to any of the active substances Foster if you are allergic to other medications or inhalers used to treat asthma or any of the excipients of Foster your doctor.
Take special care when adopting Foster:
Always tell your doctor before use:
In any cardiovascular problems such as angina, recent heart attack, heart failure, narrowing of the arteries around the heart valves heart disease or other known heart disease or if you have a condition known as hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
When narrowing of the arteries, high blood pressure or if you know you have an aneurysm.
Abnormal heart rhythm, fast or irregular heartbeat, increased heart rate or palpitations.
With overactive thyroid gland
At low levels of potassium in the blood
In liver disease or kidney disease.
In the presence of a tumor of the adrenal glands.
If you need to use anesthetic. Depending on the type of anesthetic may need to stop taking Foster least 12 hours before anesthesia.
If you are or have ever been treated for tuberculosis, or if you have a viral or fungal infection of the chest.
If you should not drink alcohol for any reason.
Pregnancy and lactation:
There are no clinical data on the use of Foster during pregnancy.
Foster should not be used if you are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant, or are breast feeding, unless your doctor has told you not to take explicit.
Driving and using machines:
Foster is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Foster:
Contains a small amount of alcohol. Each dose inhaler contains 7 mg ethanol.
How To Foster?
Foster is intended for inhalation:
Your doctor will do regular checks to make sure you receive the most appropriate dose of Foster. He will prescribe a treatment in which to receive the lowest dose of medicine to provide the best control of symptoms. In any case you should not change the dose without consulting your doctor first.
Adults and the elderly:
The usual dose is one or two puffs twice a day.
The maximum dose is 4 sprays.
Children and adolescents under 18 years:
You should not take this drug.
No dosage adjustment is recommended for elderly patients. There are no data on the use of Foster in people with liver or kidney damage.
Foster is effective for treatment of asthma in a dose of BDP, which may be lower than in some other dose inhaled formulations containing beclomethasone dipropionate. If you have previously used a different inhaler containing beclomethasone dipropionate, your doctor will recommend the correct dose of Foster, which you should take to treat asthma.
Do not increase the dose
If you feel that the medicine is not effective, always tell this to your doctor before increasing the dose.
Instructions for use:
Before applying the inhaler for the first time or if the inhaler has not been used for 14 days or more is necessary to make a single spray into the air or to confirm that the inhaler is working properly. If possible, you should be standing or sitting when using the inhaler.
It is necessary to follow the following steps:
Remove the protective cap from the mouthpiece and check that it is clean, free of dust, dirt or foreign objects.
Exhale as possible deeper and slower.
Hold the bottle upright, insert the mouthpiece into your mouth and close lips capture it. Do not bite the mouthpiece.
At the same time, inhale slowly and deeply through your mouth. While inhaling, press inhalers above to play the injection.
Keep breathing as much as possible any longer, then remove the inhaler from your mouth and exhale slowly. Do not breathe into the inhaler.
If you need to make even one puff, keep the inhaler upright for about half a minute, and repeat steps 2 to 5.
After use, place the protective cap.
Important: Do not make too quick steps 2 to 5.
If you notice that the inhalation of the drug "goes up in smoke" across the top of the inhaler or the sides of the mouth is necessary to repeat the procedure from step 2
For people with weak hands, it may be easier to hold the inhaler with both hands: place both index fingers on top of the inhaler and both thumbs at the base of the inhaler.
Do not use extension cords with other Foster. If necessary use another tip is your doctor may advise you to stop the application of Foster and prescribe another medicine to treat asthma.
Remove the cap from the mouthpiece and regularly clean the outer and inner side with a dry cloth. Do not use water or other liquids to clean the mouthpiece.
Possible side effects:
Common - headache, hoarseness, sore throat.
Uncommon - palpitations, increased heart rate and heart rhythm disturbances, some changes in the electrocardiogram.
Flu-like symptoms, fungal infections, fungal infections of the vagina, inflammation of the sinuses, runny nose, ear, throat irritation, cough, productive cough, asthma attacks.
Nausea, taste or damage to taste, "burning" of the lips, dry mouth, difficulty swallowing, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea.
Muscle pain and muscle cramps, flushing, increased blood flow in some tissues of the body, profuse sweating, trembling, anxiety, dizziness.
Rare - a feeling of tightness in the chest, pulse deficit, increase or decrease in blood pressure, kidney inflammation, swelling of the skin and mucous membranes, occurring a few days, urticaria, allergic rash.
Very rare - an irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, worsening of asthma, abnormal behavior, sleep disturbances and hallucinations, low platelet counts, swelling of hands and feet.
The active substances are beclomethasone dipropionate and formoterol fumarate dihydrate.
Each injected dose inhaler contains 100 micrograms of beclomethasone dipropionate and 6 micrograms of formoterol fumarate dihydrate. This corresponds to the dose delivered from the mouthpiece, corresponding to 86.4 micrograms beclomethasone dipropionate and formoterol fumarate 5.0 micrograms dihidrot.
Other ingredients: anhydrous ethanol, hydrochloric acid, propellant: norfluran