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Brand name: Atrovent

Atrovent is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ipratropium. On this page you will find out more about Atrovent, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: ipratropium

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Atrovent 21 microgram/actuation pressurised inhalation, 200 actuations

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Atrovent metered aerosol is indicated as a bronchodilator for maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear, colourless liquid, free from suspended particles in a stainless steel canister with a metering valve.
Dosage Form Inhalation, pressurised
Route of administration Inhalation
Medicine schedule
200 metered doses: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Aerosol Can - Metered Dose
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from direct sunlight
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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