What is Formoterol-mometasone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Formoterol, a beta2 adrenergic agonist, and mometasone furoate, a long acting corticosteriod, used as a treatment of asthma where combination therapy is indicated.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Asthma 55 34
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 16 10
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 4 1
Breathing difficulty 2 3
Shortness of breath (dyspnea) 2 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 4
Mild 8
None 30

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Formoterol-mometasone

Side effect Patients
Candida (fungal) infection 2
Sore throat 2
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 2
Thrush 2
Chest tightness 1
Cough 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Formoterol-mometasone

Dosage Patients
5-200 mcg/puff twice daily 4
2 INH twice daily 3
5-100 mcg/puff twice daily 3
2 x 5-100 mcg/puff twice daily 3
2 x 5-200 mcg/puff twice daily 3
5-100 mcg/puff four times daily 2
2 mcg daily 1
4 INH daily 1
5-200 mcg/puff daily 1
5 mcg daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Formoterol-mometasone

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Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 10
Doctor's advice 5
Expense 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Other 2
Side effects too severe 2
Personal research 1
See all 18 patients who've stopped taking Formoterol-mometasone

Duration

Currently taking Formoterol-mometasone

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 15
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Formoterol-mometasone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 33
Usually 5
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 7
Not at all hard to take 33
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 3
$50-99 5
$25-49 7
< $25 15
Not specified 14

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Formoterol-mometasone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Advair Diskus) 6
Budesonide-Formoterol (Symbicort) 5
Budesonide (Pulmicort) 3
Albuterol (Albuterol Inhaler) 2
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 2

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Patients stopped taking Formoterol-mometasone and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Advair Diskus) 3
Budesonide-Formoterol (Symbicort) 2
Aclidinium Bromide (Tudorza Pressair) 1
Albuterol (Albuterol Inhaler) 1
Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol (Breo Ellipta) 1

Show all 12 treatments patients report switching to

Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Formoterol-mometasone

Sep 1, 2015 (Started Nov 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 INH Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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