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Ipratropium Information

Ipratropium Benefits & Uses

Ipratropium is used to treat the following -

Ipratropium Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Ipratropium


Ipratropium Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ipratropium is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Dry Mouth Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Cough Mild
  6. Throat Irritation
  7. Skin Rash Mild
  8. Blurred vision
  9. Allergic reaction
  10. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  11. Decreased blood pressure

Ipratropium Related Warnings

Is the use of Ipratropium safe for pregnant women?

Ipratropium may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Ipratropium, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.


Is the use of Ipratropium safe during breastfeeding?

Ipratropium can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.


What is the effect of Ipratropium on the Kidneys?

Ipratropium has very mild side effects on the kidneys.


What is the effect of Ipratropium on the Liver?

Ipratropium has very mild side effects on the liver.


What is the effect of Ipratropium on the Heart?

Ipratropium may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


Severe Interaction of Ipratropium with Other Drugs

Ipratropium should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ipratropium Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ipratropium unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Glaucoma
  2. Gastritis
  3. Drug Allergy
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Tachycardia
  6. Urinary Retention

Frequently asked Questions about Ipratropium

Is this Ipratropium habit forming or addictive?

Ipratropium does not cause addiction.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Ipratropium, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Ipratropium can make you drowsy.


Is it safe?

Ipratropium should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Ipratropium is not used to treat mental disorders.


Ipratropium Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ipratropium

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Ipratropium with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Ipratropium

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Ipratropium and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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