Active Ingredient(s): Ipratropium
FDA Approved: * December 29, 1986
Category: Anticholinergic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Atrovent Overview

Ipratropium bromide, sold under the trade name Atrovent among others, is a type of anticholinergic, a medication which opens up the medium and large airways in the lungs.[1] It is used to treat the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma.[1] It is used by inhaler or nebulizer.[1] Onset of action is typically within 15 to 30 minutes and lasts for three to five hours.[1] Common side effects include dry mouth, c...

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COPD Plus Hepatitis

Hi. I was wondering if anybody with hep-c also has c.o.p.d? I've recently been diagnosed. I have geno-3. I'm 64yrs old, feel totally confused. My dr isn't very clued up on hep-c and is not much help at all. I feel that doing treatment for hvc would be just too hard with breathing issues. Thanks. P.s. - The Atrovent puffer is now giving me urine retention. (great)


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Aerosol, Metered: 0.018mg/inh, 0.021mg/inh, 17mcg/actuation, 18mcg/actuation
  • Inhalant: 0.02%
  • Solution: 0.02%, 0.5mg/2.5ml
  • Spray: 0.03%, 0.06%
  • Spray, Metered: 0.021mg/spray, 0.03%, 0.042mg/spray, 0.06%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Atrovent: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0597-0081 Atrovent 21 ug/1 Nasal Spray, Metered by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0597-0086 Atrovent 42 ug/1 Nasal Spray, Metered by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 52125-949 Atrovent 42 ug/1 Nasal Spray, Metered by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 54868-5565 Atrovent 21 ug/1 Nasal Spray, Metered by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Ipratropium or a similar ingredient: (7 results)

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Atrovent side effects
I have recently started using Atrovent for c.o.p.d. and now I have urine retention. Anybody else experience this?...