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Fostair is an inhaler that is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It contains the active ingredients beclometasone dipropionate and formoterol fumarate dihydrate that work together to alleviate bronchial inflammation and bronchospasms caused by these conditions.
- Pressurised inhalers to treat asthma
- Contains beclometasone dipropionate and formoterol fumarate dihydrate
- Suitable for sufferers of asthma and COPD
What are Fostair Inhalers?
Fostair Inhalers are pressurised inhalers that are used to help treat asthma and asthma symptoms. It can be used as either a reliever or preventer of asthma.
How do Fostair Inhalers work?
Fostair inhalers work by combining two active ingredients, beclometasone dipropionate and formoterol fumarate dihydrate, that help to relax the muscles in the airways, as well as reducing some swelling and inflammation to help ease asthma symptoms.
When to use Fostair Inhalers?
If you are wondering when you should use your inhaler, the best thing you can do is to use it as and when you have been told to by your healthcare provider. You should use your inhaler when you are experiencing asthma symptoms, if it does not relieve them, you can use it again.
What is the correct dosage of Fostair Inhalers?
If you are using your Fostair inhaler alongside a separate reliever inhaler the maximum daily dosage is between 2 and 4 puffs. If your Fostair inhaler is your sole inhaler then the maximum daily dose is between 6 and 8 puffs a day.
Who are Fostair Inhalers suitable for?
Fostair inhalers are suitable for sufferers of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD. These inhalers are suitable for those over the age of 18.
Who are Fostair Inhalers not suitable for?
Fostair inhalers may not be suitable for some people. This product should not be used by children or young adults aged under 18 years. It should also be administered with caution to those who suffer from fungal or viral infections in the airways, and those who have active or quiescent pulmonary tuberculosis.
Can you use Fostair Inhalers if you are pregnant?
No, you should not use Fostair inhalers if you are pregnant or if you are trying to become pregnant unless you have been advised to by your doctor.
Can you use Fostair Inhalers if you are breastfeeding?
No, unless your doctor has specifically said that you should, you should not use Fostair inhalers in you are breastfeeding.
How do Fostair Inhalers interact with other drugs?
There are a number of conditions that you may be receiving treatment for that can affect your suitability for Fostair inhalers, such as:
- High blood pressure
- Abnormal heart rate
- Depression or anxiety
- Nausea and Sickness
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Underactive thyroid gland
What are the side effects of Fostair Inhalers?
As with any other prescription-only medication, Fostair inhalers may cause some side effects with some people. Common side effects include:
- Fungal infections
- Sore throat
- Fever or chills
- Increased mucus production
What warnings do Fostair Inhalers come with?
To full understand the warnings associated with Fostair inhalers you should make sure to fully read the patient information leaflet included with your medication.
Buy Fostair Inhaler
Where can I buy Fostair Inhalers online?
You can purchase Fostair inhalers online from UK Meds that will be delivered directly to your door.