Common questions

Who should not take DULERA?

Who should not take DULERA?

DULERA is not for adults and children with asthma who are well controlled with an asthma control medicine, such as a low to medium dose inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) medicine. DULERA is for adults and children with asthma who need both an ICS and long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) medicine.

What does DULERA do to your lungs?

The muscles around the airways tighten, and mucus fills this tightened space, which means even less air can pass through. Dulera is approved to treat asthma in adults as well as children ages 5 years and older. The drug works to control symptoms of asthma, such as wheezing, by keeping your airways open over time.

Does DULERA weaken immune system?

You should not use Dulera if you are allergic to formoterol or mometasone. Mometasone can weaken your immune system. Tell your doctor about any illness or infection you’ve had within the past several weeks.

What happens if you take too much DULERA?

What happens if I overdose on Dulera (Formoterol And Mometasone)? Overdose symptoms may include chest pain, fast heart rate, and feeling shaky or short of breath.

What happens when you stop taking dulera?

If you suddenly stop taking the drug, you may also have withdrawal symptoms (such as weakness, weight loss, nausea, muscle pain, headache, tiredness, dizziness). To help prevent withdrawal, your doctor may slowly lower the dose of your old medication after you begin using mometasone/formoterol.

Can dulera cause anxiety?

anxiety. headache. sleep problems (insomnia) back pain.

Can you stop taking dulera?

How long do I keep taking DULERA? Do not change or stop using DULERA or other asthma medicines used to control or treat your breathing problems unless told to do so by your healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will change your medicines as needed.

What happens if you stop taking DULERA?

Can DULERA make you sick?

The most common reported side effects of DULERA include inflammation of the nose and throat, inflammation of the sinuses, headache, flu, and upper respiratory infection.

How long should I take DULERA?

It contains 120 actuations (puffs), enough for 2 puffs in the morning and 2 puffs at night for 30 days. When the counter reads 20, you should refill your prescription or ask your doctor if you need a new prescription for DULERA.

Can dulera make you sick?

How can I minimize the side effects of Dulera?

Make sure to take Dulera exactly as your doctor tells you to.

  • Give your doctor a list of all medicines (prescription and nonprescription) and dietary and herbal supplements that you take.
  • Rinse your mouth with water after each dose of Dulera to reduce your risk of developing a yeast infection (oral thrush).
  • Keep Dulera away from your eyes.
  • Does Dulera cause weight gain?

    Dulera has cortisone in it and cortisone is known for weight gain. There’s no side effect of weight gain in the list of side effects for Dulera, but they always say, this list may not be all of the side effects.

    Is cough or hoarseness a side effect of Dulera?

    Common side effects of Dulera include hoarseness or deepened voice, dry mouth, sore throat, cough, headache, stuffy nose, sinus pain, changes in menstrual periods, dizziness, anxiety, headache, sleep problems (insomnia), muscle cramps, back pain, skin rash, and itching.

    Is blurred vision a side effect of Dulera?

    Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Dulera including sores or white patches in your mouth or throat; wheezing, choking, or other breathing problems after using this medication; blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights; changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and waist); low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, muscle weakness or limp feeling