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What is Foradil Certihaler?

Foradil Certihaler is the brand name for an inhaler that contains the active ingredient formoterol. The term "Certihaler" refers to the patented device used to aerosolize Foradil for inhalation; however, the Certihaler has been discontinued and replaced by the Aerolizer. The drug belongs to the class of drugs known as long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) medicines used to treat asthma. It helps airway muscles in your lungs relax, which helps to prevent asthma symptoms such as shortness of breath and wheezing. This drug is used in combination with other long-term asthma control medicines, such as inhaled corticosteroids.

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