Description

Dulera is a medication used to treat asthma. It is a combination of mometasone, an inhaled corticosteroid, and formoterol, a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA). Dulera is used in people 12 years of age and older. Dulera is not a rescue inhaler and should not be used to treat sudden onset of asthma symptoms. Dulera should only be used as prescribed by your doctor.

Side Effects:

The most common side effects of Dulera include:

headache,

nausea,

cough,

throat irritation, and

dizziness.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of Dulera. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Dulera may interact with other medications, so be sure to tell your doctor about all the medications you take, including over-the-counter medications and supplements. Dulera should not be used in people who are allergic to mometasone or formoterol. Dulera should not be used by people with severe asthma or COPD.

Dosages:

Dulera is available in a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) and a dry powder inhaler (DPI). Dulera MDI: The recommended dose for Dulera is 2 puffs (100 mcg/5 mcg) inhaled twice daily. Dulera DPI: The recommended dose for Dulera is 1 puff (200 mcg/5 mcg) inhaled twice daily.

If you are using Dulera to treat asthma, your doctor will probably start you on a low dose and increase your dose as needed. If you are using Dulera to prevent asthma attacks, your doctor will probably start you on a medium dose and increase or decrease your dose as needed. Dulera is not a rescue inhaler.

Uses:

Dulera is a combination of an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and a long-acting beta2-agonist (LABA). Dulera is used to treat asthma in people 12 years of age and older. Dulera is not a rescue inhaler and should not be used to treat sudden onset of asthma symptoms. Dulera should only be used as prescribed by your doctor.