ipratroprium/Atrovent

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Author:
Malvarez
ID:
127981
Filename:
ipratroprium/Atrovent
Updated:
2012-01-15 16:28:15
Tags:
ipratroprium Atrovent
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Description:
Type of drug; Anticholinergic, bronchodilator
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  1. Mechanism of Action;
    inhibits interaction of acetylcholine at receptor sites on the bronchial smooth muscle resulting in bronchodilation
  2. Indications;
    COPD, asthma
  3. Contraindications & Precautions;
    • Contraindications; hypersensitivity to this drug, atropine, soya lecithin, peanuts
    • Precautions; none
  4. Route and Dosage;
    Nebulized, 0.5 mg in 2.5 mL saline ‘fish’
  5. Adverse reactions and side effects;
    bronchospasms, dizziness, headache, N/V, cramps

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