Dulera Warnings and Precautions
If you are taking Dulera for asthma treatment, it is important to know that this medication can cause potentially serious problems, such as high blood pressure and an increased heart rate. Other safety precautions with Dulera include warnings of possible drug interactions and allergic reactions. Because Dulera is not a fast-acting medication, make sure you have a rescue inhaler with you in case of emergency.
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Dulera® (mometasone/formoterol) if you have:
- Heart problems
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Ever had a seizure
- Thyroid problems
- Problems with your immune system
- Not had chickenpox or the measles, or have not been vaccinated against them
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Eye problems, such as increased pressure in the eyes, glaucoma, or cataracts
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including other prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.