What are the possible side effects of formoterol inhalation (Foradil Aerolizer, Perforomist)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
- chest pain, fast or pounding heartbeats, tremors, shaking, or restless feeling;
- wheezing, choking, or other breathing problems after using this medication;
- increased thirst or hunger, urinating more than usual; or
- worsening asthma symptoms.
Less serious side effects may...
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What are the precautions when taking formoterol fumarate inhalation solution (Perforomist)?
Before using formoterol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: diabetes, heart problems (e.g., irregular heartbeat, angina), high blood pressure, liver problems, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), seizures.
Formoterol may cause a condition that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can infrequently result in serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms (such as severe dizziness, fainting) that require immediate medical attention. The...
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