Foratec Rotacaps (Foradil)12 Mcg


Each Foratec rotacaps contain 12 mcg Formoterol and is used for treating obstructive airways disease, such as asthma and opening airways.

ATC Classification: R03AC13
Active Ingrediant: Formoterol
Generic Name: Foratec
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited
Strength: 12 Mcg
Dosage Type: Capsule
Packaging Type: Bottle in Box
Contains: 30 Caps

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Formoterol Information


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What is this drug used for?

All inhaler products:

• It is used to treat asthma.

• It is used to prevent breathing problems that happen with exercise.

Liquid for breathing in:

• It is used to treat COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

• This drug is not approved to treat asthma. Talk with your doctor.

All products:

• This drug is not to be used to treat intense flare-ups of shortness of breath. Use a rescue inhaler. Talk with the doctor.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Nausea

• Vomiting

• Anxiety

• Tremors

• Dry mouth

• Trouble sleeping

• Loss of strength and energy

• Diarrhea

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• High blood sugar like confusion, fatigue, increased thirst, increased hunger, passing a lot of urine, flushing, fast breathing, or breath that smells like fruit.

• Low potassium like muscle pain or weakness, muscle cramps, or an abnormal heartbeat.

• Acidosis like confusion, fast breathing, fast heartbeat, abnormal heartbeat, severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, shortness of breath, or loss of strength and energy.

• Chest pain

• Fast heartbeat

• Abnormal heartbeat

• Severe dizziness

• Passing out

• Vision changes

• Severe headache

• Trouble breathing, wheezing, or coughing after use

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.


Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Foradil may be confused with Fortical, Toradol

Administration issues:

Foradil capsules for inhalation are for administration via Aerolizer inhaler and are not for oral use.

International issues:

Foradil [US, Canada, and multiple international markets] may be confused with Theradol brand name for tramadol [Netherlands]


Product Availability

Foradil Aerolizer is no longer available in the US.


Storage and Stability

Foradil Aerolizer: Prior to dispensing, store in refrigerator at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F). After dispensing, store at room temperature at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F). Protect from heat and moisture. Capsules should always be stored in the blister and only removed immediately before use.

Perforomist: Prior to dispensing, store in refrigerator at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F). After dispensing, store in refrigerator at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F) or room temperature at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F) for up to 3 months. Protect from light and heat. Unit-dose vials should always be stored in the foil pouch and only removed immediately before use.

Oxeze Turbuhaler [Canadian product]: Store at 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Protect from moisture.


Adverse Reactions

Cardiovascular: Chest pain

Central nervous system: Anxiety, dizziness, headache, insomnia, voice disorder

Dermatologic: Pruritus, skin rash

Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, gastroenteritis, nausea, xerostomia, vomiting

Neuromuscular & skeletal: Muscle cramps, tremor

Respiratory: Bronchitis, dyspnea, exacerbation of asthma (including acute deterioration), pharyngitis, respiratory tract infection, sinusitis, tonsillitis

Miscellaneous: Fever



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