ipratropium

Adult
Uses
  • asthma
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (available on site)
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Drug interactions
  • anticholinergic-containing drugs
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • dry mouth
  • taste changes
  • urinary retention
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
MDI: 20mcg; 2 puffs every 8-6 hours or 250mcg Nebs: every 8 hours
Monitoring
  • glucose in diabetics
Source of Suggestion