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Can u use xopenex (levalbuterol) and atrovent together?

Can u use xopenex (levalbuterol) and atrovent together?

Drug interactions.: No drug interactions were noted on Drugs. Com drug interaction checker – but that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1382-814, 1446-857) Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Atrovent (Definition)

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Can xopenex (levalbuterol) and atrovent given at the same time?

Can xopenex (levalbuterol) and atrovent given at the same time?

Yes: Yes it can. Both are bronchodilators, meaning they open up your airways so are often used for asthma or COPD. They work in different pathways though, which is why sometimes the physician will prescribe both. For instance, studies show that giving atrovent (ipratropium) and albuterol in the first 24 hours of an acute asthma attack in kids while in the ER speeds up recovery. Hope this helps! Read more

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Can atrovent (ipratropium) cause an increase in bp?

Can atrovent (ipratropium) cause an increase in bp?

Atrovent (ipratropium): Dose-related increase heart rate, not bp.

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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

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Would like coupon for atrovent (ipratropium) due to cost $40.00 co-pay @ cvs.

Ok: That's not something we can help you with here. Try looking on the atrovent (ipratropium) website. Maybe one is available. Read more

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What to do if I feel my atrovent (ipratropium) inhaler is less effective, are stronger ones available?

In medicine: Study was long ago one inhaler helps you and no helps to some one else go to lung speciaklist can dopre and post breathing test there might be some other factors now. Read more

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Is mucomyst ok with atrovent (ipratropium)?

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 should not be combined for pulmonary use, but is helpful to reduce nasal secretions that may worsen pulmonary problems. Read more

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Why is Combivent better than atrovent (ipratropium)?

Not necessarily: Better. Atrovent is in combivent. Also, albuterol is in combivent. Albuterol works well for some folks, and combivent works well for others. Discuss with your doctor. Read more

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Can proventil and atrovent (ipratropium) used together?

Can proventil and atrovent (ipratropium) used together?

Absolutely: Proventil (albuterol) and atrovent (ipratropium bromide) are very commonly recommend to be used together for treatment of airway bronchospasm commonly seen in asthma or copd. I would caution that there are better, long-acting medications that provide better benefit if you are not well-controlled on proventil and atrovent alone. Otherwise they do indeed work very well together. Read more

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What is the difference between atrovent, (ipratropium) proair?

Types: Atrovent (ipratropium) = anticholinergic inhaler that causes drying of secretions and increases airway diameter (bronchodilator)

proair= beta agonist inhaler that increases airway diameter (bronchodilator); may increase heart rate and cause gitteriness. Read more

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What is the difference between atrovent (ipratropium) and proair?

Different drugs: Proair is a beta agonist--that is a drug that helps open up the lungs atrovent (ipratropium) is another asthma drug that works via a different mechanism. Read more

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Is Atrovent inhaled safe to take with a previous diagnosis of SVT?

Is Atrovent inhaled safe to take with a previous diagnosis of SVT?

You have not said: Whether your SVT was treated or not. If you had an EP and RFA for the SVT then there is no concern that it will recur. If not, then there is the potential that the inhaler could trigger an episode. You should discuss this with your health care providers who have all of your medical history and current condition available to advise you. Read more

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Can you take atrovent (ipratropium) and proventil at the same time?

Can you take atrovent (ipratropium) and proventil at the same time?

Yes: Both medications are used as bronchodilators to help with acute asthma symptoms. They can be taken separately, but are often combined during an acute exacerbation to relax airway smooth muscle. Each medication works on a different receptor to achieve the desired result. Read more

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Nasal drip & coughing for 5 weeks. Taking atrovent & antihistimines. I?

Nasal drip & coughing for 5 weeks. Taking atrovent & antihistimines. I?

Nasal antihistamine: You probably need a nasal antihistamine, it will dry it up, if not, a combination nasal steroid and antihistamine should also help. Oral antihistamine will not do much for you, at 81 I suspect you have vasomotor rhinitis rather than allergic rhinitis. Best to see an allergist. Read more

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Have you used atrovent for post nasal drip?

Best for rhinitis: Atrovent nasal spray works best for a drippy nose. A nose which produces too much mucous from the front leading to the need for lots of tissues. Post nasal drip might be improved but atrovent is not nearly as successful for this symptom. Read more

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Anyone used atrovent (ipratropium) for snotting nose?

Anyone used atrovent (ipratropium) for snotting nose?

Yes: Atrovent nasal is prescribed for the treatment of non-allergic (vasomotor) rhinitis. If someone suffers from non-allergic rhinits, this nasal spray can be very effective and reduce mucus production (snotty nose). Read more

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When using Atrovent (ipratropium) (Duoneb) for an 8yo trach BPDer, can it be used 4hr scheduled? For how long?

When using Atrovent (ipratropium) (Duoneb) for an 8yo trach BPDer, can it be used 4hr scheduled? For how long?

Atrovent (ipratropium): Is typically dosed every 8 hours, while plain albuterol can be administered every 4 hours (or more often if symptoms are severe). Read more