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Dr. Al Hegab
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Ipratropium (Overview)

Ipratropium is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents.


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What is ipratropium .03 nasal spray typically and atypically prescribed for?

What is ipratropium .03 nasal spray typically and atypically prescribed for?

For cold: It is mainly used to reduce runny nose and can be quite helpful when one has a cold. It is also used for any type of runny nose whether due to allergies or not. I usually use the 006% concentration on all adult patients. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
28 doctors shared insights

Ipratropium (Overview)

Ipratropium is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents.


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Which one of these drugs can not be treated for asthma, ipratropium, zafirlukast.?

Which one of these drugs can not be treated for asthma, ipratropium,  zafirlukast.?

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 helpful. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to use ipratropium bromide instead of albuteral sulfate?

Is it harmful to use ipratropium bromide instead of albuteral sulfate?

NO: While ipratropium is generally used for copd, and usually in combination with albuterol, albuterol is generally used in asthma. So no harm, but may not achieve the goal of therapy when used in itself in either condition. Further since it is anticholinergic, excess usage will cause its own side effects. ...Read more

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Ipratropium bromide == what are side effects?

Ipratropium bromide == what are side effects?

Drying: Ipratroprium tends to be very well tolerated. You can get dry mouth on the drug and it can dilate the eyes if it gets near or in the eyes. Some patients with enlarged prostates and glaucoma must be careful with this type of drug (known as an anticholinergic). ...Read more

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I'm using 2 rotacaps for asthma (salbutamol sulphate& ipratropium bromide, fluticasino propionate& formaterol fumarate). Is the long term use safe?

I'm using 2 rotacaps for asthma (salbutamol sulphate& ipratropium bromide, fluticasino propionate& formaterol fumarate). Is the long term use safe?

Yes and no: The last drug you mentioned formaterol is a long acting beta agonist (laba). In the us, labas alone are used in treating copd. When used in asthma and to reduce their potential serious side effects, they must be combined with a steroid like fluticasone. ...Read more

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I take albuterol, also ipratropium bromide, and budosemide, i mix the albuterol and ipratropium together.Is it ok to mix the budosemide w/albuterol?

I take albuterol, also ipratropium bromide, and budosemide, i mix the albuterol and ipratropium together.Is it ok to mix the budosemide w/albuterol?

No: I would not do it, just because you don't know how you're going to react to it. Although, there are commercial preparations of longer acting albuterol (salmeterol, formoterol), mixed in with a steroid (budesonide), there is no such formulation that would include short acting albuterol. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of atrovent (ipratropium)?

What are the side effects of atrovent (ipratropium)?

Fortunately few: Some common sideffects: bronchitis, shortness of breath, cough, nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headaches, gastrointestinal distress. Like all medication, use smallest effective dose for shortest time possible. If you experience any significant problem, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more