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In the US, Formoterol (formoterol systemic) is a member of the drug class adrenergic bronchodilators and is used to treat Asthma - Maintenance, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis and COPD - Maintenance.

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Treatment of asthma and COPD

β₂-Sympathomimetic agent

Chemical Name

Formamide, N-[2-hydroxy-5-[1-hydroxy-2-[[2-(4-methoxyphenyl)-1-methylethyl]amino]ethyl]phenyl]-, (R*,R*)-(±)-

Foreign Names

  • Formoterolum (Latin)
  • Formoterol (German)
  • Formotérol (French)
  • Formoterol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Formoterol (OS: BAN)
  • Formotérol (OS: DCF)
  • BD 40 A (IS)
  • Eformoterol (IS)
  • Formoterol Fumarate (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • CGP 25827 A (IS)
  • BD 40A (IS)
  • YM-08316 (IS)
  • Formoterol Fumarate (PH: USP 34)
  • Formoterol Fumarate Dihydrate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Formoterol fumarate dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Formoterol Fumarate Hydrate (PH: JP XV)
  • Formoteroli fumaras dihydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Assieme Mite Turbohaler Paranova (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Denmark
  • Atimos
    Chiesi, Tunisia; Torrex-Chiesi, Romania
  • Diffumax
    Menarini, Lithuania
  • Foradil
    Novartis, Tunisia
  • Foradil Combi (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Novartis, Russian Federation
  • Foratec
    Cipla, India
  • Formonide (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Zydus Cadila, Myanmar
  • Formovent + Bude (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Atlas, Argentina
  • Foster (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, Tunisia; Torrex Chiesi, Georgia; Torrex-Chiesi, Romania
  • Prehistam (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Apotecarium, Colombia
  • Raforex
    Berg Life Sciences, Tunisia
  • Symbicort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Hong Kong; AstraZeneca, Hungary; AstraZeneca, Malta; AstraZeneca, Malaysia
  • Symbicort (Formoterol and Formoterol)
    AstraZeneca, Malta
  • Symbicort Turbohaler (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Vietnam
  • Symbicort Turbuhaler (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Peru; AstraZeneca, Costa Rica; AstraZeneca, Dominican Republic; AstraZeneca, Georgia; AstraZeneca, Guatemala; AstraZeneca, Honduras; AstraZeneca, Nicaragua; AstraZeneca, Panama; AstraZeneca, Russian Federation; AstraZeneca, Slovenia; AstraZeneca, El Salvador; AstraZeneca, Tunisia; SymPhar, Poland
  • Tiomate (Formoterol and Tiotropium Bromide)
    Lupin, India
  • Vannair (Formoterol and Budenoside)
    AstraZeneca, Costa Rica; AstraZeneca, Dominican Republic; AstraZeneca, Guatemala; AstraZeneca, Honduras; AstraZeneca, Nicaragua; AstraZeneca, Panama; AstraZeneca, Peru; AstraZeneca, El Salvador
  • Aerovial (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Alenia (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Biosintética, Brazil
  • Asmatec
    UCB, Portugal
  • Assieme (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Simesa, Italy
  • Atimos
    Chiesi, France; Chiesi, Malta; Chiesi, Turkey; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy; Torrex, Slovenia; Torrex Chiesi, Lithuania
  • Atock
    Astellas, Philippines; Sam-A, South Korea
  • Atorol
    Kolon, South Korea
  • Broncoral
    Chiesi, Spain
  • Broncoteril
    Iasis, Greece
  • Budamate (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Lupin, India
  • Combipack (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey
  • Diffumax
    Berlin-Chemie, Hungary
  • Dulera (Formoterol and Mometasone)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States
  • Duova (Formoterol and Tiotropium Bromide)
    Cipla, India
  • Edufil
    Bennett Pharmaceuticals, Greece
  • Eolus
    Sigma-Tau, Italy
  • Evervent
    Rottapharm, Italy
  • Fesema
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Fluir
    Mantecorp, Brazil; Valmor, Venezuela
  • Fopmotil
    Genepharm, Greece
  • Foracort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Cipla, India; Cipla, Malaysia; Cipla, Oman; Cipla, Vietnam; Healol, Malaysia
  • Foradil Aerolizer
    Novartis, Latvia
  • Foradil
    Novartis, Congo; Novartis, Greece; Novartis, Singapore; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines
  • Forair
    Chiesi, Greece
  • Forasma
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Forast
    Eczacibasi, Turkey
  • Foratec
    Cipla, Oman; Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Forcap
    Kleva, Greece
  • Formatris
    Meda Pharma Sau, Spain
  • Formaxa
    Allertec, Greece
  • Formocaps
    Biosintética, Brazil
  • Formodual (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, Spain
  • Formopen
    Elpen, Greece
  • Formorol
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Formotec
    Pharmaceutical, Venezuela
  • Formoterol Aldo Union
    Aldo Union, Spain
  • Formoterol Stada
    STADA, Spain
  • Formoterol-ratiopharm
    Ratiopharm, Czech Republic; Ratiopharm, Germany
  • Formotil Genepharm
    Genepharm, Greece
  • Foryxa
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey
  • Foster (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, Spain; Chiesi, Greece; Chiesi, Turkey; Torrex Chiesi, Lithuania
  • Foteral
    Dae Woo, South Korea
  • Imotec
    Rafarm, Greece
  • Innovair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    UCB, Turkey
  • Inuvair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    UCB, Greece
  • Inuver (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Kinitron
    png Gerolymatos, Greece
  • Kurovent
    Italchimici, Italy
  • Levovent
    Genetic, Italy
  • Licaformot
    Liconsa, Estonia; Liconsa, Lithuania
  • Neblik
    Astellas Pharma, Spain
  • Newtock
    Korea United Pharm, Vietnam
  • Oxis
    AstraZeneca, China
  • Pan De Xin
    Astellas, China
  • Respilong
    Liconsa, Serbia
  • Rilast (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Esteve, Spain
  • Sortel
    Dong Sung, South Korea
  • Symbicort Forte (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Turkey
  • Symbicort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, China; AstraZeneca, Spain; AstraZeneca, Greece; AstraZeneca, Israel; AstraZeneca, Philippines; AstraZeneca, Romania
  • Symbicort Turbuhaler (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Iceland
  • Ventofor-Combi (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Bilim, Turkey
  • Asmelor Novolizer
    Meda, France
  • Assieme Turbohaler (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Tecnifar, Portugal
  • Atimos Modulite
    Chiesi, United Kingdom
  • Atimos
    Angelini, Portugal; Chiesi, Estonia; Chiesi, Netherlands; Torrex, Hungary; Torrex, Latvia; Torrex, Poland; Torrex Chiesi, Bulgaria; Torrex Chiesi, Czech Republic; Torrex Pharma, Slovakia
  • Atock
    Astellas, China; Astellas, Taiwan; Astellas Pharma, Japan
  • Budesonide/formoterol AstraZeneca (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Estonia
  • Combair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Torrex Chiesi, Czech Republic
  • Delnil
    Sandoz, Denmark
  • Diffumax
    Menarini, Estonia; Menarini, Poland
  • Diffumax Easyhaler
    Menarini, Latvia
  • Edoflo (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Estonia
  • Efo
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Foracort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Cipla, Georgia
  • Foradil Miflonide (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Novartis, Venezuela
  • Foradil
    Novartis, Austria; Novartis, Belgium; Novartis, Bulgaria; Novartis, Bahrain; Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, Canada; Novartis, Switzerland; Novartis, Czech Republic; Novartis, Germany; Novartis, Denmark; Novartis, Estonia; Novartis, Finland; Novartis, United Kingdom; Novartis, Hungary; Novartis, Ireland; Novartis, Israel; Novartis, Lithuania; Novartis, Malta; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, New Zealand; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Poland; Novartis, Portugal; Novartis, Russian Federation; Novartis, Sweden; Novartis, Slovakia; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, United States; Novartis, Venezuela; Novartis, South Africa; Novartis Farma, Italy
  • Foradil HFA
    Novartis, Switzerland
  • Foradile
    Novartis, Australia
  • Forair
    Chiesi, Germany; Chiesi, Slovakia
  • Forastmin
    Vedim, Poland
  • Formano
    Temapharm, Czech Republic
  • Formare
    Libbs, Brazil
  • Formatris Novolizer
    Meda, Sweden
  • Formatris
    Meda, Germany
  • Formo Easyhaler
    Meda, Denmark
  • Formodual (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, France; Promedica, Italy; Torrex, Slovenia; Torrex Chiesi, Austria
  • FormoLich
    Winthrop, Germany
  • Formopen
    Elpen, Malta
  • Formoterol A
    Apothecon, Netherlands
  • Formoterol All-Gen
    All-Gen, Netherlands
  • Formoterol Broncotec
    Tecnimede, Portugal
  • Formoterol Easyhaler
    Orion, Finland
  • Formoterol Farmoz
    Farmoz, Portugal
  • Formoterol Generis
    Generis, Portugal
  • Formoterol HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Formoterol IPS
    IPS, Luxembourg
  • Formoterol Meda
    Meda, Netherlands
  • Formoterol Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Formoterol PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Formoterol ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Austria
  • Formoterol Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Formoterol Stada
    STADA, Netherlands
  • Formoterol STADA
    STADA, Germany
  • Formoterol Winthrop
    Winthrop, Portugal
  • Formoterol
    Meda, Germany; Orion, Czech Republic; Orion, United Kingdom; Orion, Slovakia
  • Formoterol-CT
    CT Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Formoterolo EG
    EG, Italy
  • Formoterolo Viatris
    Meda, Italy
  • Formoterol-ratiopharm
    Ratiopharm, Slovakia
  • Formotop
    Astellas, Germany
  • Formovent
    Atlas, Argentina; Italchimici, Czech Republic; Italchimici, Slovakia
  • Forotan
    Benedetti & Co., Italy
  • Fortasint
    SF Group, Italy
  • Fortofan
    Gedeon Richter, Hungary
  • Fostair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, United Kingdom
  • Foster (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, Germany; Chiesi, Estonia; Chiesi, Malta; Chiesi, Netherlands; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy; Euro, Netherlands; Providens, Croatia (Hrvatska); Torrex, Hungary; Torrex, Latvia; Torrex, Slovenia; Torrex Chiesi, Austria; Torrex Chiesi, Bulgaria; Torrex Chiesi, Serbia; Torrex Pharma, Slovakia
  • Fostex (Formoterol and Beclometason)
    Torrex, Poland
  • Innovair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, France; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Sweden; UCB, Denmark; UCB, Finland
  • Inuvair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    UCB, Belgium
  • INUVAIR (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Janssen-Cilag, Germany
  • Licaformot
    Liconsa, Latvia
  • Liferol
    Master Pharma, Italy
  • Novolizer Formoterol
    AstraZeneca, Belgium; Meda, Austria; Meda, Luxembourg
  • Oxez
    AstraZeneca, Greece
  • Oxeze
    AstraZeneca, Canada
  • Oxis
    AstraZeneca, Argentina; AstraZeneca, Austria; AstraZeneca, Australia; AstraZeneca, Aruba; AstraZeneca, Barbados; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Bulgaria; AstraZeneca, Bermuda; AstraZeneca, Bahamas; AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Costa Rica; AstraZeneca, Czech Republic; AstraZeneca, Germany; AstraZeneca, Denmark; AstraZeneca, Dominican Republic; AstraZeneca, Estonia; AstraZeneca, Finland; AstraZeneca, United Kingdom; AstraZeneca, Georgia; AstraZeneca, Greece; AstraZeneca, Guatemala; AstraZeneca, Hong Kong; AstraZeneca, Honduras; AstraZeneca, Hungary; AstraZeneca, Iceland; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Jamaica; AstraZeneca, Lithuania; AstraZeneca, Luxembourg; AstraZeneca, Latvia; AstraZeneca, Malta; AstraZeneca, Malaysia; AstraZeneca, Nicaragua; AstraZeneca, Netherlands; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Oman; AstraZeneca, Panama; AstraZeneca, Poland; AstraZeneca, Portugal; AstraZeneca, Serbia; AstraZeneca, Russian Federation; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca, Singapore; AstraZeneca, Slovakia; AstraZeneca, El Salvador; AstraZeneca, Turkey; AstraZeneca, Trinidad & Tobago; AstraZeneca, Taiwan; AstraZeneca, South Africa; Tau, Spain; Teva, Israel
  • Oxis Turbuhaler
    AstraZeneca, Slovenia
  • Oxodil
    Polpharma, Poland
  • Perforomist
    Dey, United States
  • Rilast Forte Turbuhaler Orifarm (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Denmark
  • Rilast Forte Turbuhaler Singad (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Denmark
  • Sinestic Orifarm (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Denmark
  • Sinestic Paranova (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Denmark
  • Sinestic (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Italy
  • Sinesticmite (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Italy
  • Symbicord Turbuhaler (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, South Africa
  • Symbicort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Austria; AstraZeneca, Australia; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Bulgaria; AstraZeneca, Brazil; AstraZeneca, Canada; AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Colombia; AstraZeneca, Germany; AstraZeneca, Estonia; AstraZeneca, United Kingdom; AstraZeneca, Croatia (Hrvatska); AstraZeneca, Indonesia; AstraZeneca, Ireland; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Mexico; AstraZeneca, Netherlands; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Oman; AstraZeneca, Portugal; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca, Singapore; AstraZeneca, Slovakia; AstraZeneca, Thailand; AstraZeneca, Turkey; AstraZeneca, Taiwan; AstraZeneca, United States
  • Symbicort forte (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Austria; AstraZeneca, Sweden
  • Symbicort mite (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Austria; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Sweden
  • Symbicort Turbuhaler (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Aruba; AstraZeneca, Barbados; AstraZeneca, Bermuda; AstraZeneca, Bahamas; AstraZeneca, Chile; AstraZeneca, Czech Republic; AstraZeneca, Denmark; AstraZeneca, Finland; AstraZeneca, France; AstraZeneca, Jamaica; AstraZeneca, South Korea; AstraZeneca, Lithuania; AstraZeneca, Latvia; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, Poland; AstraZeneca, Serbia; AstraZeneca, Trinidad & Tobago; AstraZeneca, Venezuela
  • Vannair (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Switzerland
  • Vannair (Formoterol and Budenoside)
    AstraZeneca, Brazil; AstraZeneca, Chile; AstraZeneca, New Zealand
  • Ventofor
    Bilim, Turkey
  • Xanol
    Phoenix, Argentina
  • Zafiron
    Adamed, Poland
  • Zenhale (Formoterol and Mometasone)
    Merck Frosst, Canada

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