ATROVENT (Ipratropium bromide)
ATROVENT (Ipratropium Bromide)
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Why is Atrovent prescribed?
Atrovent (Ipratropium bromide) is an oral inhalation medication used to prevent symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (chronic bronchitis or emphysema).
What does it do?
Bronchodilators relax and facilitate the opening of the airways to prevent symptoms like chest tightness, coughing, difficulty of breathing, and wheezing and improve breathing. Ipatropium belongs to this classification of drugs and these helps improve the condition of the patients suffering from these symptoms.
How should I use it?
Atrovent is currently available as a 20mcg aerosol inhaler. Each type of inhaler has its set of instructions regarding its priming, usage, and cleaning. Make sure to follow the directions and ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
The dosage strength and frequency depend on every patient’s condition and the doctor’s prescription. It is imperative that you do not self-medicate and only take this drug after consulting with your doctor or pharmacist to determine the best dosage and dosing schedule for the treatment of your condition.
What if I missed a dose?
The proper use of medications is needed to achieve the desired effect of any drug. As much as possible, strictly follow your doctor’s prescribed dosing schedule. If you miss a dose, take it immediately. However, if it’s close to the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and proceed with the regular dosing schedule. Never take two doses at the same time to make up for a missed dose, unless told otherwise.
What are the special precautions before taking Atrovent?
Atrovent is NOT a rescue medication for an acute asthma attack.
Do not use Atrovent inhaler near an open flame or source of heat. Observe precaution while using this medication and avoid contact with eyes. Immediately rinse your eyes and call a doctor if you get Atrovent sprayed into your eyes.
Inform your doctor about all the medications you are taking, your current and previous medical history, and any allergic reactions to Atrovent or any other ingredients included in the manufacture of this medication.
Inform your doctor if you had any form of surgery or if you are planning to get one.
For the drug label information of Atrovent, click here.
Does it have any side effects?
It is important to note that all drugs have corresponding side effects and adverse reactions. Additional information may be obtained when you ask your doctor or pharmacist.
- Common side effects include:
- Back pain
- Difficult, painful, or more frequent urination
- Dry mouth
- Serious side effects include:
- Hoarseness and difficulty breathing
- Itching, hives or rash without fever
- Swelling of any part of the face or limbs
- Chest pain
- Rapid, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
- Throat tightening
Is it safe to take it with another drug?
Some drug interactions may cause life-threatening reactions when taken with other medications. Immediately inform your doctor if you are taking Atrovent with any of the following medications:
- Aluminum hydroxide
- Ammonium chloride
- Glycopyrronium topical
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for other possible interactions not listed within this section.
How should I store it?
Keep Atrovent in its original packaging in a clean environment away from excessive heat and moisture. Keep out of reach of children.
What action should I take in case of overdose?
Immediately call an ambulance and seek immediate medical attention to prevent further complications or possible death.
Is it safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?
Caution is advised when Atrovent is used by pregnant women, women trying to get pregnant, and breastfeeding women. Consider the developmental risks to the unborn fetus and breastfed infant, along with the mother’s clinical need for this medication.
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