The most typical adverse reactions to Dulera include:
throat discomfort, and
If you experience any side effect that bothers you or does not go away, let your doctor know. Not all of Dulera's potential side effects are listed here. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Tell your doctor about all the medications you take, including over-the-counter drugs and supplements, as Dulera may interact with other drugs. People who are allergic to mometasone or formoterol shouldn't take Dulera. People with COPD or severe asthma should not take Dulera.
Metered-dose inhalers (MDI) and dry powder inhalers (DPI) are two different ways to take Dulera. Dulera MDI: Two puffs (100 mcg/5 mcg) twice daily are the recommended dosage for Dulera. Dulera DPI: A dose of 1 puff (200 mcg/5 mcg) twice daily is advised for Dulera.
Your physician will likely start you on a low dose of Dulera to treat your asthma and gradually increase it as necessary. Your doctor will likely start you on a medium dose of Dulera to prevent asthma attacks and then adjust the dosage as necessary. It is not a rescue inhaler, Dulera.
Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and long-acting beta2-agonists (LABA) are both components of the drug Dulera. People 12 years of age and older who have asthma are treated with dulera. Asthma symptoms that appear suddenly should not be treated with Dulera because it is not a rescue inhaler. Only use Dulera as directed by your physician.