DuoResp Spiromax 200/6 (budesonide–formoterol) inhaler
For people 18 years and over
Use this if it is the person's normal asthma reliever
Signs that someone is having an asthma attack
Shortness of breath, cough, chest tightness or wheezing
Not sure it’s asthma?
If a person stays conscious and their main problem seems to be breathing, follow the first aid steps below. This medicine is unlikely to harm them even if they do not have asthma.
If someone is unconscious, follow the DRSABCD steps for life support.
How to do first aid using DuoResp Spiromax 200/6
The inhaler is labelled as:
DuoResp Spiromax. Budesonide/formoterol (eformoterol) fumarate dihydrate 200/6
Tremor (e.g. shaky hands) can be a side-effect of this medicine. High doses can cause rapid pulse rate. Use it as needed for asthma symptoms. After the person is breathing normally again, do not keep giving extra doses.