The Atrovent Inhaler is an asthma medication for everyday use to treat asthma symptoms or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD). This inhaler improves airflow through the airways, making it easier to breathe.
What is Atrovent inhaler?
The Atrovent inhaler is a prescription treatment for asthma. This product contains the active ingredient ipratropium bromide, which is a member of the class of drugs called anticholinergics. It is used to open up medium to large-sized airways in the lungs and lung diseases, e.g., asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
How does it work?
Each actuation gives (20mcg) of the drug ipratropium bromide. As the drug reaches the site of action through the blood, it causes the relaxation of the muscles present around the airways. The airways open up, allowing easy breathing to you. It also reduces the amount of mucus produced in the respiratory organs. For better effectiveness, it should be used regularly.
Is Atrovent Inhaler suitable for me?
This inhaler is for you if you have symptoms associated with lung diseases, e.g., breath shortness, emphysema, bronchitis, wheezing or if you have acute or chronic asthma. However, the prescription and advice of a doctor are mandatory.
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All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur. The most common side effects associated with the Atrovent;
The allergic reactions can cause worsening respiratory symptoms. So, it would help if you had immediate medical assistance in case of allergic reactions.
Other serious but rare side effects are;
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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The commonly used dosage guidelines for Atrovent inhaler.
Each puff delivers 20mcg of active drug. Normally, 1-2 puffs at 3-4 times Daily are enough for most patients. However, some patients may need up to four puffs simultaneously for satisfactory effects. However, take the advice of a doctor before increasing the dose.
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Atrovent Inhaler Patient Leaflet
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Does the Atrovent inhaler have any steroids?
No. This product doesn't contain any steroids. Its active ingredient is Ipratropium bromide which is a completely different drug. So you can safely use it if you have any issues with the steroids e.g., during pregnancy.
Is Atrovent a long-acting or a short-acting drug?
It is a short-acting drug with a half-life of just two hours. It means 50% of the drug will be removed from the body within 2 hours. You will need to take it several times daily for better results.
Do I need to shake it before using?
No, you don't need to shake it before each use. It is because it comes with a propellant system. However, you do need to prime it while using it for the first time or if you haven't used it in a long time.
How much time does the Atrovent Inhaler take to work?
This product has an anticholinergic agent. It starts working immediately, and you will begin to notice results in 15-30 minutes. However, if no effects are noted, consult immediately with the doctor.
Do I need to rinse my mouth each time after using it?
An anticholinergic drug reduces the amount of saliva and mucus produced. So, it would be best if you rinse your mouth after use to avoid dry mouth.
Which drugs do I need to avoid while taking the Atrovent inhaler?
The active ingredient present in this inhaler can react with a lot of other drugs, e.g.,
This list is incomplete; you need to tell your physician if you are taking any other drug.
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