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Brand name: Duoresp Spiromax 200/6 TM

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Active ingredients: budesonide + formoterol (eformoterol)

What it is used for

Asthma: DuoResp Spiromax is indicated in adults (18 years and older) for the treatment of asthma, to achieve overall asthma control, including the relief of symptoms and the reduction of the risk of exacerbations (see Section 4.2 Dose and method of administration).,DuoResp Spiromax is not indicated in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years as the 100/6 dose is not available.,Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): DuoResp Spiromax is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of moderate to severe COPD (FEV1=50% predicted normal) in adults with frequent symptoms despite long-acting bronchodilator use, and/or history of recurrent exacerbations. DuoResp Spiromax is not indicated for the initiation of bronchodilator therapy in COPD.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Replace the cover firmly after use
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White or off-white powder in a multi-dose dry powder inhaler

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on August 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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