Description of the medicine: Formoterol (Formoterol)
(R, R) - (+ -) - N- [2-hydroxy-5- [1-hydroxy-2 - [[2- (4-methoxyphenyl) -1-methylethyl] amino] ethyl] phenyl] formamide.
Synonyms: Oxis-Turbuhaler, Foradil, Foradil, Oxis-Turbuhaler.
Available in the form of fumarate.
It is a selective B2-adrenostimulator of long action (relaxes the smooth muscles of the bronchi and uterus).
Used for bronchial asthma, asthmatic bronchitis, emphysema, pneumosclerosis, with the threat of premature birth. The drug is not intended for the relief of acute attacks of bronchospasm.
Assign inhalation of 0.012-0.024 mg (12-14 mcg) 2 times a day.
Possible side effects: tachycardia, decreased blood pressure, headache, dizziness, sweating, hand tremor, nausea, vomiting, tachyphylaxis.
The drug is contraindicated in ischemic heart disease, arrhythmias, heart defects, cirrhosis, thyrotoxicosis, glaucoma.
Release form: powder for inhalation in capsules of 12 mcg (N. 30) with a nebulizer and in a turbuhaler (4.5 and 9 mcg / dose; 60 doses).
Storage: List B.