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Ipratropium inhaler

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Anticholinergic Atrovent Adult, Children

Ipratropium inhaler - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Ipratropium inhaler cause?

  • ​Cough/Throat irritation
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Nausea


These symptoms may happen but should get better over time. Check with your doctor if any of these symptoms are serious or do not go away.

The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

 

Before taking Ipratropium inhaler , what precautions must I follow?

​Inform your healthcare professional if:

  • You are allergic to this medication or any of the other ingredients of this medication.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • You are taking any other medications, including supplements, traditional medications and herbal remedies.
  • You have any of the following medication conditions:
    • Cystic fibrosis (a type of illness in which thick mucus builds up in the lungs and digestive system)
    • Glaucoma (a type of eye condition where the pressure in the eye is increased)
    • Myasthenia gravis (a type of illness linked to muscle weakness)
    • Prostate problems

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Ipratropium inhaler ?

Ipratropium inhaler - Additional Information

  • Tags: Ipratropium inhaler (SAMA)
  • Updated on Saturday, October 31, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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