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Foradil Aerolizer (formoterol fumarate inhalation powder)

Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) 

 

September 2012

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5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

5.8 Coexisting Conditions section
  • added ..... aneurism and pheochromocytoma’

6 ADVERSE REACTIONS

6.3 Postmarketing Experience
  • added ..... cardiac arrhythmias

DRUG INTERACTIONS

7.4 MAO Inhibitors
  • added ..... macrolides
7.6 Halogenated Hydrocarbons
  • There is an elevated risk of arrhythmias in patients receiving concomitant anesthesia with halogenated hydrocarbons

MEDICATION GUIDE

  • If any of the side effects affects you severely, or if you notice any side effect not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist. 

 

 

May 2011 

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MEDICATION GUIDE (REMS)

  • ... information about the risk of serious asthma outcomes (asthma related death, intubations, and hospitalization) ...