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Does accidental ingestion of Foracort cause any harm?

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What is the effect of consuming Foracort 200 capsules meant for inhaling?
Posted Tue, 5 Aug 2014 in Asthma and Allergy
Answered by Dr. Venkat Sivayogi 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Nothing happens....

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Accidental ingestion of Foracort capsules doesnt harm in any way. As the preperation is in micrograms and is suitable for direct delivery to lungs which is designed especially for inhalational route.

so need to worry much.


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