Medicine : Pradaxa (75mg)

Name:Pradaxa (75mg)
Manufacturer:Boehringer Ingelheim India Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Formoterol
Substitutes:pradaxa (75mg)

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.


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