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Ipratropium medication

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Pulmonary Medication: Treats chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd). Combivent (albuterol and ipratropium) is used to prevent bronchospasm in people with chronic obst... Read More
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 27 years experience
Combination: This medication is a combination of two different types of medicine. The first component is a drug called albuterol which helps to open the airway's o... Read More
Dr. Michael Sanders
Pulmonology 16 years experience
See below: It is a combo of 2 medications that act as short acting bronchodilators

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Speak to your eye dr: Anytime, you have a concern regarding your glaucoma drops and your inhalers, you can contact your eye doctor, and discuss this with him/her. Also, you... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Both can...: Both of these meds can be used in asthma therapy, the ipatropium was initially prescribed for COPD patients but many asthmatics have found it to be h... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
No: It may increase the heart rate not bp.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Fortunately few: Some common sideffects: bronchitis, shortness of breath, cough, nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headaches, gastrointestinal distress. Like all medicatio... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Maybe: Mucomyst is an inhalational agent that serves to help break up mucous. Atrovent is an oral or nasal spray that serves to dry up secretions. It shoul... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
Pulmonology 16 years experience
Not necessarily: better. Atrovent is in combivent. Also, albuterol is in combivent. Albuterol works well for some folks, and combivent works well for others. Discu... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
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Combivent (albuterol and ipratropium): this is a drug that combines albuterol with ipratripium bromide - two classes of short acting bronchodilators.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Atrovent nasal is prescribed for the treatment of non-allergic (vasomotor) rhinitis. If someone suffers from non-allergic rhinits, this nasal spray c... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Intolerance: intolerance to the effects of ipratropium treatment

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