Atrovent Nebulizer Solution 0.02pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Atrovent: Nebulizer solution (0.02%)

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What is this Medicine?

IPRATROPIUM (i pra TROE pee um) is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to prevent bronchospasms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Do not use this medicine alone for an acute attack of bronchospasm.

In-Depth Information

Atrovent 0.02% Solution for Inhalation

NDC: 005970080
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Emphysema, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Bronchospasm Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Bronchospasm, Asthma

Atrovent 0.02% Solution for Inhalation

Reported Side Effects for Atrovent 0.02% Solution for Inhalation

Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hoarseness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<4.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<4.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.0-2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
3.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
3.2-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
8.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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