Anti-cholinergic

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Anti-cholinergic
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  1. IPRATROPIUM (ATROVENT) / ANTI-CHOLINERGIC
    Ipratropium is a bronchodilatro used in the treatment of respiratory emergencies that causes bronchial dilation and dries respiratory tract secretions by blocking acetylcholine receptors
  2. IPRATROPIUM (ATROVENT) / ANTI-CHOLINERGIC Indications
    • 1. Bronchospasm associated with asthma
    • 2. COPD
    • 3. Inhaled irritants
  3. IPRATROPIUM (ATROVENT) / ANTI-CHOLINERGIC Contraindications
    • 1. Hypersensitivity to atropine or its derivatives
    • 2. Primary treatment for acute bronchospasm
  4. IPRATROPIUM (ATROVENT) / ANTI-CHOLINERGIC Precautions
    • 1. Cardiovascular disease
    • 2. Hypertension
    • 3. Elderly
  5. IPRATROPIUM (ATROVENT) / ANTI-CHOLINERGIC Dosage/Route
    500 mcg in 2.5-3mL NS via neb or 2 sprays from a metered dose inhaler

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