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

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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