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Tiotropium Bromide Medication
An inhaled COPD med: That is an anti-cholinergic drug used once daily in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ...Read more
COPD inhaler: There are several classes of medicines to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Everybody knows about inhaled steroids and puffer/nebulized albuterol, but some newer agents have come out in recent years. Spiriva is a once daily anti-muscarinic (anti-cholinergic) which can be added to existing treatments for smoke-damaged lungs. The effect can be enough to allow you to stop oxygen! ...Read more
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
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
What is the basic difference between ipratropium tiotropium salmeterol inhalers? which one is more appropriate for chronic bronchitis with asthmatic symptoms?
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 was taking methscopolamine bromide for 6 months for nonallergic rhintis and it did not work what other medication can I take.
Nasal antihistamine: There are nasal antihistamines available by prescription that can aid with your symptoms. ...Read more
Relax all muscles: Rocuronium bromide is what is called a non depolarizing muscle relaxant. It prevents the transmission of nerve signals to contract muscles. It binds to the site where a neurotransmitter called acetylcholine normally binds to transmit the signal for muscle contraction. It is often used to facilitate intubation and the work of surgeons. ...Read more
Methscopolamine (Pamine (methscopolamine) (methscopolamine) , Pamine (methscopolamine) Forte)
After checking several sites I was unable to find anger specifically listed as a potential side effect of Methscopolamine. However, nervousness / anxiety, emotional distress & confusion have been reported. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: Other systemic medications, such as sedatives and tranquilizers, indomethacin, and calcium channel blockers, may be beneficial in the treatment of excessive sweating of the hands and feet. Drysol (20% aluminum chloride hexahydrate in absolute anhydrous ethyl alcohol) is more commonly used as the first-line topical agent. Other treatment options include iontophoresis and Botox injextions. ...Read more
What's UR indication: Propantheline bromide is an antimuscarinic agent used for the treatment of excessive sweating, cramps or spasms of the stomach, intestines, or bladder, and involuntary urination. It can also be used to control the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome as well as other functional conditions. What's your indication for its use so we can better advise you. ...Read more
Ethidium bromide is a toxic, mutagenic chemical!
why are you taking/using it? ...Read more
Maybe spasm: Pinacerium bromide is usually used for irritable bowel syndrome as it can help with smooth muscle spasms. Sometimes it can help certain gallbladder problems, but I do not prescribe it commonly. Watching what you eat can usually impact both ibs and gallbladder disease. Be very clear about the diagnosis before starting it. ...Read more
Chemistry: Yes. Let's do 2nd opinion and figure it out. ...Read more
Ethidium bromide: Most use of ethidium bromide in the lab (0.25–1 microgram/ml) is below the level required for toxicity. The level is high enough that exposure may interfere with replication of mitochondrial dna in some human cell lines, although the implications of that are not clear. Testing in humans would be required to fully understand the potential risk to lab workers —> reference. ...Read more
Short acting: Both drugs are short acting bronchodilators; albuterol is called a sympathomimetic drug because it affects beta receptors that line airways and cause bronchodilation. Ipratroprium is called an anticholinergic and affects muscarinic receptors that line the airways causing decreased muscle tone/constriction. Both are used in copd, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis. ...Read more
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
Please let me know the difference between Librax( Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium bromide) and Levosulpiride
Can I use them both or should I ?
Librax is a combo of: a benzodiazepine (chlordiazepoxide) and an antispasmodic (Clidinium bromide). Levosulpiride (not approved in the US) is an antipsychotic medication. Both may treat irritable bowel syndrome. The latter would have more significant risks. It is best to review with your prescriber for treatment appropriate to your situation. Best regards. ...Read more
Can Ipratropium Bromide cause a bronchitis like cough? Whenever I use my nebulizer I cough so hard and it will last for minutes.
TrySteamFromTeapot: Yes. Kind of like the first time you smoke, or if you take a hot toke. There's the medicine in there but also the propellants.They can irritate. So you have to decide if the benefits of using that medication outweigh the short-term discomfort. Also try to breathe in faster and deeper, then hold it for 10 seconds. That sometimes works.Gets past the upper cough reflex structures quickly. ...Read more
Can I take nyquil after I took a Amox/k clav tab and did a nebulizer which is ipratropium bromide and albuerol sulfate its been about an hour ago.
Yes: That should be fine. Hope you feel better ...Read more
Most likely: Ipratropium bromide is the ingredient in atrovent, (ipratropium) an inhaler used for asthma and copd. It is fda category b, meaning there are no studies proving it dangerous to humans or animals. Of course, in pregnancy or nursing, like all drugs, use this only if and when it is absolutely necessary. ...Read more
Can azelastine Hcl nasal solution be used at the same time as ipratropium bromide nasal solution?
It depends: What are you treating? They each act in different ways, and sometimes both are used simultaneously. You may want to separate the usage of each one during the day, to ensure you don't end up with too much solution in your nose that simply drips away. Using them at separate times can ensure proper absorption into your nose. ...Read more
Is it safe to take proprantheline bromide for hyperhydrosis, when I have a small hiatus hernia and GERD?, is it safe to take for me ?
I'm 30 and have had cherry angiomas for a few years are they caused by bromide poisoning or high estrogen I'm scared it will cause cancer.
Not to worry:
If what you have are cherry angiomas, there is no risk of cancer from these. You may consult this site for more information in this topic.
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My doc give me liblan.It contain clidinium bromide 2.5mg and chlordiazepoxide 5.0 mg. What is it actually?I have anxiety and gastric/ gasses prob
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