Oxis Turbuhaler is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) formoterol (eformoterol). On this page you will find out more about Oxis Turbuhaler, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: formoterol (eformoterol)
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Oxis Turbuhaler 6 microgram/actuation powder for inhalation, 60 actuations
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Long-term treatment of reversible airways obstruction in asthma (including nocturnal asthma and exercise induced asthma) in adults and children aged 12 years and over and who are receiving inhaled or oral corticosteroids and who require bronchodilator therapy.,Oxis turbuhaler can be used on demand (prn) in asthmatics over the age of 18 years who are receiving inhaled or oral corticosteroids. It should not be used in patients whose asthma can be managed alone by occasional use of short acting inhaled Beta-2 agonists.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||white to off-white rounded granules in a specially designed inhaler made of plastic. The turning grip is greenish blue with a braille code embossed on the base.|
|Dosage Form||Inhalation, powder for|
|Route of administration||Inhalation|
60 doses per turbuhaler: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Type||Inhaler - dry powder|
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Replace the cover firmly after use|
|Life time||2 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 May 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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