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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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Therapeutic Categories


β₂-Sympathomimetic agent

Treatment of asthma and COPD

Chemical Name

Formamide, N-[2-hydroxy-5-[1-hydroxy-2-[[2-(4-metoxyphenyl)-1-metyletyl]amino]etyl]phenyl]-, (R*,R*)-(±)-

Foreign Names

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

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Abriff (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Zambon, Italy
  • Assieme (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Simesa, Italy
  • Assieme Mite (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Simesa, Italy
  • Atimos
    Chiesi, Macedonia; Chiesi, Tunisia; Providens, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • BiResp (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Teva Pharma, Portugal
  • Brimica (Formoterol and Aclidinium bromide)
    Berlin-Chemie, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Budetrol (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Macleods, India
  • Bufomix (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Orion, Portugal
  • Delnil
    Sandoz, Denmark
  • DuoResp (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Teva Pharma, Portugal; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • DuoResp Spiromax (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Teva Pharma, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Duova (Formoterol and Tiotropium Bromide)
    Cipla, Lebanon
  • Edoflo (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Lithuania
  • Flutiform (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Mundipharma, Cyprus; Mundipharma, Slovakia
  • Flutiformo (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Mundipharma, Italy
  • Fomeda
    Orion, Lithuania
  • Foracort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Pharmaceutical, Venezuela
  • Foradil
    Novartis, Egypt; Novartis, Lebanon; Novartis, Tunisia; Novartis, Tunisia; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Cyprus
  • Formano
    Temapharm, Slovakia
  • Formodual (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Promedica, Italy
  • Formohale
    Chemi ph, Egypt
  • Formopen
    Elpen, Tunisia
  • Formosone (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    German Remedies, India
  • Formoterol Sandoz
    Sandoz, Slovakia
  • Formovent + Bude (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Atlas Farmc., Argentina
  • Fortulin
    Medical Intertrade, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Foster (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, Tunisia; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Cyprus; Torrex Chiesi, Georgia
  • Metrohaler
    Eep co, Egypt
  • Oxis
    AstraZeneca, Egypt; AstraZeneca, Lebanon
  • Raforex
    Berg Life Sciences, Tunisia
  • Symbicort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Egypt; AstraZeneca, Georgia; AstraZeneca, Tunisia; AstraZeneca, Vietnam; AstraZeneca, Hong Kong; AstraZeneca, Malta; AstraZeneca, Malaysia; AstraZeneca, Turkey; AstraZeneca, Peru
  • Symbicort Forte (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Turkey
  • Symbicort Pediatrik (Formoterol and Budesonide (pediatric))
    AstraZeneca, Turkey
  • Symbion (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Tioform (Formoterol and Tiotropium Bromide)
    German Remedies, India
  • Vannair (Formoterol and Budenoside)
    AstraZeneca, Colombia
  • Vannair (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Peru
  • Aerovial (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Airtec-FB (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Glenmark, India
  • Airtec-FF (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Glenmark, India
  • Alenia (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Biosintetica, Brazil
  • Atimos
    Chiesi, Malta; Chiesi, Turkey; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy; Torrex Chiesi, Lithuania
  • Brimica (Formoterol and Aclidinium bromide)
    Almirall, Poland
  • Bronchovent
    Medochemie, Cyprus
  • Broncoral
    Chiesi, Spain
  • Broncoteril
    IASIS Pharmaceuticals Hellas, Cyprus
  • Budamate (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Lupin, India
  • Budemar Duo (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Biotoscana, Colombia
  • Budemet (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Budfor (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Lithuania
  • Bufomix (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Orion, Belgium; Orion, Iceland
  • Busterol (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Chalver, Colombia
  • Combipack (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey
  • Duaklir (Formoterol and Aclidinium Bromide)
    Almirall, Poland
  • Dulera (Formoterol and Mometasone)
    Schering, United States
  • Eolus
    Sigma-Tau Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite, Italy
  • Evervent
    Rottapharm, Italy
  • Fluir
    Mantecorp, Brazil; Valmor, Venezuela
  • Flutiform (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Mundipharma, Belgium; Mundipharma, Malaysia; Norpharma, Iceland
  • Foracort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Cipla, Oman
  • Foradil
    Grupo Novartis, Spain; Novartis, France; Novartis, Portugal; Novartis Farma, Italy; Schering, United States
  • Foradil Combi (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Novartis, Turkey
  • Foraseq (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Novartis, Venezuela
  • Forasma
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Foratec
    Cipla, Lebanon; Cipla, Oman; Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Formatris
    Meda Pharma Sau, Spain
  • Formaxa
    Allertec, Greece
  • Formoair
    Chiesi, Belgium
  • Formocaps
    Biosintetica, Brazil
  • Formodual (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Pfizer, Spain
  • Formopen
    Costakis Tsisios, Cyprus
  • Formorol
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Formotec
    Pharmaceutical, Venezuela
  • Formoterol Aldo Union
    Aldo Union, Spain
  • Formoterol Generis
    Generis, Portugal
  • Formoterol Medical Valley
    Medical Need Europe, Denmark
  • Formoterol Novolizer
    Meda, Portugal
  • Formoterol Stada
    STADA, Spain
  • Formoterol-ratiopharm
    Ratiopharm, Czech Republic
  • Foryxa
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey
  • Foster (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, China; Chiesi, Spain; Chiesi, Malaysia; Chiesi, Turkey; Torrex Chiesi, Lithuania
  • Foteral
    Daewoo, South Korea
  • Innovair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Promedica, Turkey
  • Inuver (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Kinitron
    png Gerolymatos, Greece
  • Kurovent
    Italchimici, Italy; Italchimici, Malta
  • Levovent
    Genetic, Italy
  • Maxiflo (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Cipla, India
  • Neblik
    Astellas, Spain
  • Neumoterol (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Phoenix, Argentina
  • Oxis
    AstraZeneca, China; AstraZeneca, Turkey; Teva, Israel
  • Pan De Xin
    Lisheng, China
  • Perforomist
    Dey, United States
  • Pneumera
    Glenmark, Romania
  • Respilong
    Liconsa, Serbia
  • Rilast (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Laboratorios Dr. Esteve, Spain
  • Sam-A Atock
    Sama Pharmaceuticals, South Korea
  • Symbicort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Lebanon; AstraZeneca, China; AstraZeneca, Spain; AstraZeneca, Israel; AstraZeneca, Philippines; AstraZeneca, Iceland
  • Symbicort Forte (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Thailand
  • Symbicort forte (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Iceland
  • Symbicort mite (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Iceland
  • Ventofor
    Bilim, Turkey
  • Ventofor-Combi (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Bilim, Turkey
  • Zafiron
    Adamed, Poland
  • Zenhale (Formoterol and Mometasone)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia
  • Asmelor Novolizer
    Meda, France
  • Assieme Turbohaler (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Portugal; Euro Registratie, Netherlands
  • Atimos
    Chiesi, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Chiesi, Estonia; Chiesi, France; Chiesi, Hungary; Chiesi, Latvia; Chiesi, Netherlands; Chiesi, Portugal; Chiesi, Slovakia; Chiesi Pharmaceuticals, Poland; Torrex, Czech Republic; Torrex Chiesi, Bulgaria; Torrex-Chiesi, Romania
  • Atimos Modulite
    Chiesi, United Kingdom
  • Atock
    Astellas, China; Astellas, Taiwan
  • Beclometasondipropionaat/formoterolfumaraatdihydraat (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands
  • BiResp (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Breemax-F (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Intra, India
  • Brimica (Formoterol and Aclidinium bromide)
    AstraZeneca, Slovenia
  • Brimica Genuair (Formoterol and Aclidinium bromide)
    Berlin-Chemie, Germany
  • Broncoteril
    Iasis Pharma, Greece
  • Budesonide/Formoterol Teva (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Budison-F (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Bufocort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Bufomix (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Orion, Denmark; Orion, Estonia; Orion, Ireland; Orion, Malta; Orion, Poland; Orion Pharma, Finland; Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Combair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, Czech Republic
  • Diffumax
    Orion, Latvia
  • Duaklir (Formoterol and Aclidinium Bromide)
    Allmiral, United Kingdom; AstraZeneca, Germany
  • Dulera (Formoterol and Mometasone)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile
  • DuoResp (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Teva, Germany; Teva, Denmark; Teva, Sweden; Teva, Slovenia; Teva Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • DuoResp Spiromax (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Teva Santé, France
  • Edufil
    Bennett Pharmaceuticals, Greece
  • Efo
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Flutiform (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Kyorin Pharmaceutical, Japan; Medcor, Netherlands; Mundipharma, Austria; Mundipharma, Bulgaria; Mundipharma, Switzerland; Mundipharma, Germany; Mundipharma, Finland; Mundipharma, France; Mundipharma, Hong Kong; Mundipharma, Ireland; Mundipharma, South Korea; Mundipharma, Netherlands; Mundipharma, Norway; Mundipharma, Portugal; Mundipharma, Sweden; Mundipharma, Singapore; Napp Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; norpharma, Denmark; norpharma, Poland; Sanofi, Israel
  • Fomeda
    Orion, Estonia
  • Fopmotil
    Genepharm, Greece
  • Foracort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Cipla, Georgia
  • Foradil
    Novartis, Belgium; Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, Colombia; Novartis, Czech Republic; Novartis, Denmark; Novartis, Estonia; Novartis, Finland; Novartis, Greece; Novartis, Hungary; Novartis, Ireland; Novartis, Israel; Novartis, Lithuania; Novartis, Latvia; Novartis, Malta; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, New Zealand; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Poland; Novartis, Slovakia; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, Venezuela; Novartis AH, South Africa; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines; Novartis Pharma, Austria; Novartis Pharma, Switzerland; Novartis Pharma, Germany; Novartis Pharma, Russian Federation; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK, United Kingdom
  • Foradil Combi (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Novartis Pharma, Russian Federation
  • Foradil HFA
    Novartis Pharma, Switzerland
  • Foradile
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Forair
    Chiesi, Germany; Chiesi, Greece; Chiesi, Portugal; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Austria
  • Foramed
    Lek-AM, Poland
  • Forastmin
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Forcap
    Kleva, Greece; Vianex, Greece
  • Formagal
    SMB, Belgium
  • Formano
    Temapharm, Czech Republic
  • Formare
    Libbs, Brazil
  • Formatris
    Meda, Sweden; MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Formo
    Meda, Sweden; Orion, Denmark
  • Formoair
    Chiesi, France
  • Formo-Aristo
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Formodual (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, France; Chiesi, Hungary; Chiesi, Netherlands; Chiesi Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Formopen
    Elpen, Greece
  • Formostad
    STADA, Slovakia
  • Formoterol
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Formoterol Allgen
    All-Gen, Netherlands
  • Formoterol Broncotec
    Pentafarma, Portugal
  • Formoterol Ciclum
    Ciclum, Portugal
  • Formoterol Cipla
    Cipla, Slovakia
  • Formoterol Farmoz
    Farmoz, Portugal
  • Formoterol HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Formoterol Meda
    Meda, Netherlands; Meda, Sweden
  • Formoterol Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Formoterol Orion
    Orion, Czech Republic; Orion, Hungary; Orion, Poland; Orion, Slovakia
  • Formoterol PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Formoterol ratiopharm
    ratiopharm Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Formoterol Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Formoterol STADA
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Formoterol Teva
    Teva Pharma, Portugal
  • Formoterol toLife
    ToLife, Portugal
  • Formoterol Zentiva
    Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal
  • Formoterol-CT
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Formoterolo EG
    EG, Italy
  • Formoterolo Viatris
    Meda, Italy
  • Formoterol-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Formotil
    Genepharm, Greece
  • Formotop
    Astellas Pharma, Germany
  • Formovent
    Atlas Farmc., Argentina; Italchimici, Czech Republic; Italchimici, Slovakia
  • Forotan
    Benedetti & Co., Italy
  • Fortasint
    SF Group, Italy
  • Fortulin Novolizer
    Meda, Slovenia
  • Fostair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Cherubino, Malta; Chiesi, United Kingdom
  • Foster (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Chiesi, Germany; Chiesi, Estonia; Chiesi, Greece; Chiesi, Hong Kong; Chiesi, Hungary; Chiesi, Latvia; Chiesi, Netherlands; Chiesi, Portugal; Chiesi, Slovakia; Chiesi, Thailand; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Israel; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy; Chiesi Pharmaceuticals, Austria; Chiesi Pharmaceuticals, Slovenia; Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Medcor, Netherlands; NL Pharma, Netherlands; Providens, Croatia (Hrvatska); Torrex Chiesi, Bulgaria; Torrex Chiesi, Serbia; Torrex-Chiesi, Romania
  • Fostex (Formoterol and Beclometason)
    Chiesi Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Fullform (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Cipla, India
  • Galiron
    Septinta, Estonia
  • Iffeza (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Mundipharma, Bulgaria; Mundipharma, Netherlands; Mundipharma, Portugal; Norpharma, Poland
  • Imotec
    Rafarm, Greece
  • Inhafort
    Ladee Pharma, Estonia; Temapharm, Poland
  • Innovair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, France; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Finland; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Sweden; Teva, Denmark
  • Inuvair (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Chiesi, Belgium; Chiesi, Greece
  • INUVAIR (Formoterol and Beclometasone)
    Janssen-Cilag, Germany
  • Liferol
    Caber, Italy
  • Maxiflo Forte (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Cipla, India
  • Neumoterol (Formoterol and Budesonide (pediatric))
    Phoenix, Argentina
  • Novolizer Formoterol
    Meda, Belgium
  • Novolizer Formoterol Meda
    Meda Pharm, Austria
  • Orest (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Orion, Malta; Orion, Poland
  • Oxez
    AstraZeneca, Greece
  • Oxeze
    AstraZeneca, Canada
  • Oxis
    AstraZeneca, Netherlands Antilles; AstraZeneca, Argentina; AstraZeneca, Australia; AstraZeneca, Aruba; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Bermuda; AstraZeneca, Bahamas; AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Germany; AstraZeneca, Denmark; AstraZeneca, Estonia; AstraZeneca, Finland; AstraZeneca, Hungary; AstraZeneca, Ireland; AstraZeneca, Iceland; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Jamaica; AstraZeneca, Japan; AstraZeneca, Lithuania; AstraZeneca, Latvia; AstraZeneca, Malta; AstraZeneca, Mexico; AstraZeneca, Malaysia; AstraZeneca, Netherlands; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Oman; AstraZeneca, Poland; AstraZeneca, Portugal; AstraZeneca, Serbia; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca, Slovakia; AstraZeneca, Trinidad & Tobago; AstraZeneca, Taiwan; AstraZeneca, South Africa; AstraZeneca Österreich, Austria; AstraZeneca UK, United Kingdom; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Farlic, Norway; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Medcor, Netherlands; Tau, Spain
  • Oxodil
    Polpharma, Poland
  • Pulentia (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Elpen, Netherlands
  • Reviform
    Sager, Hungary
  • Sinestic (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Sigma-Tau Generics, Italy
  • Symbicord Turbuhaler (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, South Africa
  • Symbicort (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Australia; AstraZeneca, Chile; AstraZeneca, Czech Republic; AstraZeneca, Finland; AstraZeneca, France; AstraZeneca, Lithuania; AstraZeneca, Serbia; Delphi, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; AstraZeneca, Argentina; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Bulgaria; AstraZeneca, Brazil; AstraZeneca, Canada; AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Colombia; AstraZeneca, Germany; AstraZeneca, Denmark; AstraZeneca, Estonia; AstraZeneca, Greece; AstraZeneca, Croatia (Hrvatska); AstraZeneca, Hungary; AstraZeneca, Indonesia; AstraZeneca, Ireland; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Japan; AstraZeneca, Latvia; AstraZeneca, Mexico; AstraZeneca, Netherlands; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Oman; AstraZeneca, Poland; AstraZeneca, Portugal; AstraZeneca, Romania; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca, Slovakia; AstraZeneca, Thailand; AstraZeneca, Taiwan; AstraZeneca, United States; AstraZeneca Österreich, Austria; AstraZeneca Singapore, Singapore; AstraZeneca UK, United Kingdom
  • Symbicort forte (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Hungary; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca Österreich, Austria
  • Symbicort Forte (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Belgium
  • Symbicort mite (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Hungary; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca Österreich, Austria
  • Vannair (Formoterol and Budenoside)
    AstraZeneca, Brazil; AstraZeneca, Chile; AstraZeneca, Hong Kong; AstraZeneca, Mexico; AstraZeneca, New Zealand
  • Vannair (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    AstraZeneca, Switzerland
  • Vylaer (Formoterol and Budesonide)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Winkast-F (Formoterol and Fluticasone)
    Intra, India
  • Xanol
    Phoenix, Argentina
  • Zenhale (Formoterol and Mometasone)
    Merck, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; MSD, Guatemala; MSD, Honduras; MSD, Thailand; Organon, Russian Federation; Schering-Plough, Mexico; Merck Sharp & Dohme Pharma Singapore, Singapore


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