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Arformoterol inhalation

Generic name: arformoterol, inhalation ar-for-MOE’-ter-ole [ar-for-MOE-ter-ole]
The brand name is: Brovana.
Dosage form: inhalation solution (15 mcg/2 mL)
Drug class: Adrenergic bronchodilators

What is Arformoterol inhalation?

Arformoterol inhalation can be utilised to treat those symptoms that are associated with chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), which includes chronic asthma and emphysema.Arformoterol can be used for other purposes not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of Arformoterol inhalation

Contact a medical professional immediately in the event that you exhibit symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as asthma, hives, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.Consult your physician immediately. If you are suffering from

  • Tremors, nervousness, chest pain, or fast or pounding heartbeats;
  • Wheezing or choking, or any other breathing problems following the inhalation of arformoterol
  • Aggravation of breathing issues;
  • Blood sugar levels are high—increased thirst, more frequent urine output, dry mouth or breath that smells of fruit,
  • Lower potassium level: leg cramps, constipation irregular heartbeats an ebb and flow in your chest sensation of tingling or numbness muscles becoming weak or sluggish.

Common adverse effects of inhaling arformoterol could include:

  • Chest pain, difficulty breathing;
  • Lower back pain;
  • Diarrhoea;
  • Leg cramps;
  • Skin skin;
  • Swelling in your legs;
  • Stuffy nose;
  • Flu

This list does not represent all possible side effects.Others could happen. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Arformoterol can be used only by people suffering from chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) and is not recommended for treating asthma.Arformoterol will not be a first-line medication. It won't work quickly enough to treat a chronic bronchospasm problem.Consult a doctor if your breathing problems become more severe rapidly or if you believe your medication isn't effective enough.

Before you take this drug

Arformoterol should not be used when you are allergic to it. Arformoterol should be used only for people with COPD. It should not be used for treating asthma.

Inform your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • The heart condition, high blood pressure;
  • A seizure;
  • Diabetes;
  • The liver condition
  • Thyroid disorders are a common problem.

Inform your doctor if you are nursing or pregnant.Arformoterol inhalation isn't permitted for use by any person who is younger than

How to take Arformoterol inhalation?

Follow all the instructions on the prescription label and go through all the medication guides. Follow the medication exactly as prescribed. Inhaling too much arformoterol by inhalation could cause serious adverse effects.Arformoterol isn't a treatment for bronchospasm attacks. Use only fast-acting inhalation medication for a bronchospasm attack. Get medical attention if breathing problems become more severe or if you suspect your medication isn't functioning equally.Arformoterol is a solution for inhalation intended for use only in an ordinary jet nebulizer coupled by the air compressor. Do not mix arformoterol with other medicines contained in the nebulizer. Do not take arformoterol by swallowing or by mouth.Be sure to read and adhere to any instructions for use that are included along with your medication. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you don't understand these directions.Place your medicine in a refrigerator away from heat and light.Store all vials in the pouch made of foil until you're ready to apply the medication. When a vial has been opened, you should make use of the medicine immediately. The empty vial should be thrown away in a place where pets and children cannot reach it.The unopened plastic pouch is in a foil container at room temperature, but you must utilise it within 6 weeks or toss it away. Keep it safe from light and heat.Do not use arformoterol when it is not clear and uncolored in the vial. Use only until the deadline for expiration in the bottle has passed.It is not recommended to stop taking arformoterol in a sudden manner. The sudden stop could increase the severity of your condition.

Details on dosage

Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance:

15 mg is inhaled through nebulization two times a day (morning and at night).
Maximum Daily Dose: 30 mcg
Not to be used for treating the acute deterioration of COPD.
Use long-term, twice-daily (morning and at night) administration for the management of chronic bronchoconstriction in patients suffering from chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) as well as persistent asthma and emphysema.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Do not neglect taking your missed dose at its scheduled time; simply take your next scheduled dose when due.Don't take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. A high dose of arformoterol inhalation could be fatal.Overdose symptoms can include chest discomfort, rapid or irregular heartbeats, a feeling of nervousness and muscle cramps, tremors, the sensation of lightheadedness, and feeling faint.

What should be avoided?

Do not take another inhaled bronchodilator containing arformoterol or any similar medication (such as formoterol, indacaterol, olodaterol, salmeterol, or even vilanterol).

Interaction with other drug

If you are also using a bronchodilator with short-acting properties, be sure not to take it every day when you are taking arformoterol. Make use of the short-acting bronchodilator for an emergency bronchospasm.Other medications can affect arformoterol as well, such as prescription or other over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal products. Discuss with your doctor the medicines you are currently taking and any medication you begin or stop taking.