Medicine : Formoflo (100transcap)

Name:Formoflo (100transcap)
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Lupin Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Fluticasone , Formoterol
Composition:Fluticasone(125mg) , Formoterol(6mcg)
Substitutes:formoflo transs , formoflo (100transcap) , formoflo transs , formoflo (100transcap)


Generic ( Fluticasone )



Typical use Of Fluticasone :Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Mechanism of action of Fluticasone :Fluticasone Utilises A Fluorocarbothioate Ester Linkage At The C17 Position. It Has Potent Vasoconstrictive And Anti-inflammatory Activity, But Weak HPA Inhibitory Effect When Applied Topically.
Drug Interaction of Fluticasone : Ritonavir (Norvir), Atazanavir (Reyataz),clarithromycin (Biaxin), Indinavir (Crixivan), Itraconazole (Sporanox),ketoconazole, Nelfinavir (Viracept), And Telithromycin (Ketek) May Increase Levels Of Fluticasone In The Body By Reducing The Breakdown Of Fluticasone Byliver Enzymes. This May Increase Side Effects Of Fluticasone.
Side effects of Fluticasone :Glaucoma, Cataract, Growth Retardation, Adrenocortical Suppression, Decrease In Bone Mineral Density.

INTERACTIONS OF FLUTICASONE


How Fluticasone will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Fluticasone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Fluticasone

No Studies Found






Generic ( Formoterol )



Typical use Of Formoterol :Duodenal Ulceration, For Prophylaxis In Pregnancy, Prohylaxis Of Acid Aspiration In Obstetric Patients.
Mechanism of action of Formoterol :Formoterol Stimulates The Intracellular Adenyl Cyclase, The Enzyme That Catalyzes The Conversion Of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) To Cyclic-3', 5'-adenosine Monophosphate (cyclic AMP). Increased Cyclic AMP Levels Cause Relaxation Of Bronchial Smooth Muscle And Inhibits The Release Of Pro-inflammatory Mast-cell Mediators Such As Histamine And Leukotrienes.
Drug Interaction of Formoterol :Formoterol Is Known To Interact Withother Drugs Like Quinidine, Disopyramide, Procainamide, Phenothiazines, Antihistamines, MAOI Or TCAs, L-dopa, L-thyroxine, Oxytocin, Alcohol. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Formoterol :Headache, Palpitation, Tachycardia, Insomnia, Tremor, Peripheral Dilatation.

INTERACTIONS OF FORMOTEROL


How Formoterol will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Formoterol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Formoterol

No Studies Found