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Active ingredients: formoterol (eformoterol)
What it is used 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.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Inhalation.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Replace the cover firmly after use
- Shelf lifetime is 2 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.
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.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient formoterol (eformoterol)
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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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