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Which is better as regards glaucoma & prostrate enlargement in elderly - ipratropium or tiotropium?

Which is better as regards glaucoma & prostrate enlargement in elderly - ipratropium or tiotropium?

Good questions: Ipratropium is nebulizer treatment and it is short acting (does not last longer requiring more treatments). Tiotropium is a long acting inhaler and is once a day treatment. It should not be given if it is painful glaucoma or untreated one. These two drugs does not cause prostate enlargement however they can cause retention of urine if the prostate is enlarged. Side effect is very miminal for both. ...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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Benefit of cimetropium bromide in controlling ibs-c. Does it interact with perindopril, indapamide or bisoprolol. Can it be taken with benzodiazepines?

Benefit of cimetropium bromide in controlling ibs-c. Does it interact with perindopril, indapamide or bisoprolol. Can it be taken with benzodiazepines?

Multiple medications: Cimetropium bromide is an anticholinergic medication and smooth muscle relaxant, used to decrease bowel spasms, pain and abdominal distention in ibs. It's not available in the us., but your note says you're from india. I didn't find interactions with your other BP meds. You don't say which benzo, but i'd be watching for possible sedation or dizziness. Ask your prescribing doctor specifically. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: spiriva handihaler (tiotropium bromide)?

Please describe the medication: spiriva handihaler (tiotropium bromide)?

An inhaled COPD med: That is an anti-cholinergic drug used once daily in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: spiriva handihaler (tiotropium bromide)?

What is the definition or description of: spiriva handihaler (tiotropium bromide)?

Medication for COPD: It is a once a day inhaler for copd, lung has 2 main bronchodilator receptors: adrenergic & cholinergic. Spiriva works in the cholinergic side alsp causes decrease secretions & probable anti inflammatory efect but mild per some studies. It helps breath better a great advantage is no significant cardiovascular problems. ...Read more

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My mother has been prescribed spiriva handihaler, (tiotropium bromide) the doctor wants her to split it in two..And do it twice a day... Is that possible

My mother has been prescribed spiriva handihaler, (tiotropium bromide) the doctor wants her to split it in two..And do it twice a day... Is that possible

Never : Never heard of any doctor prescribing spirit this way. The only way that is fda approved in once a day everyday besides remember it is a capsule that is punctured within the disk before inhaling, how can any one split the capsule and divide powder into 2 halves to take it twice a day. ...Read more

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Which is better as regards glaucoma & prostrate enlargement in elderly - ipratropium or tiotropium?

Good questions: Ipratropium is nebulizer treatment and it is short acting (does not last longer requiring more treatments). Tiotropium is a long acting inhaler and is once a day treatment. It should not be given if it is painful glaucoma or untreated one. These two drugs does not cause prostate enlargement however they can cause retention of urine if the prostate is enlarged. Side effect is very miminal for both. ...Read more

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I have asthma .tiotropium suppose to be COPD inhaler but somehow it helps me breath better a little ..is it ok to take it with asthma inhaler ventolin?

I have asthma .tiotropium suppose to be COPD inhaler but somehow it helps me breath better a little ..is it ok to take it with asthma inhaler ventolin?

Mgt: More studies are needed, but if you feel better with its use you can use the medication after a consultation, I would advise a virtual consult appointment to review your asthma action plan and current symptoms. ...Read more

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What is pyridostigmine bromide used for?

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What is pyridostigmine bromide used for?

Pyridostigmine: For muscle weakness in Myasthenia gravis, curare toxicity, Orthostatic hypotension, Chronic axonal polyneuropathy. ...Read more