Foradil is a prescription drug first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001 for maintenance of asthma and prevention of bronchospasms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Foradil is not indicated for acute attacks. Foradil may be referred to by its drug name, Formoterol. Formoterol is also marketed under the brand name Perforomist.
Foradil is a bronchodilator, a drug that dilates the bronchi and bronchioles in the lungs, making it easier to breathe. Foradil is believed to work by relaxing smooth muscles in the airways. Foradil is considered a long-acting bronchodilator.
How do I take it?
Foradil is inhaled orally twice a day.... read more