If taken in proper dosage there are very side effects of foracort. It contains formeterol a bronchodilator
and budecort steroid
. You must be getting afraid in using steroid. But as it is in inhalational form systemic absorption is very less and it acts mainly on lung.
Now as your doctor has advised this inhaler he must have noted some bronchospasm
. It is very difficult to perform pulmonary function test in 3 yr old child, so it should be managed on clinical basis only.
Patient of asthma
uses these inhaler for whole life is a wrong perception. If her condition will improve then it can be gradually weaned off in a stepwise manner.
Use a spacer with valve in a proper way for better effect. Also wrinse the mouth with water everytime after using the inhaler to prevent deposition in mouth or upper way to decrease the side effects.