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Mechanism of Action
Acts directly on the smooth muscle of the bronchial tree by inhibiting interaction of ACh at receptor sites resulting in bronchodilation.
- Patients with reversible obstructive airway disease
Hypersensitivity to ipratropium, atropine, soya lecithin, peanut oil
Use with caution in pregnancy and lactation
- Dry mouth
- Blurred vision
- Worsening bronchospasm
- Drying of bronchial secretions
Dosage and Route
- Adult: 0.5 mg in 2.5-3 mL NS via nebulizer q 6 hours
- Pedi: 0.125-0.25 mg in 2.5-3 mL NS via nebulizer q 6 hours