Active ingredients: ipratropium
What it is used for
Moderate asthmatic attacks; chronic forms of asthma; asthma in patients with diminished cardiac reserve; chronic obstructive bronchitis with bronchospasm; bronchospasm during or after surgery, use during assisted ventilation with a respirator. Administration of Atrovent via a nebuliser is intended for those patients who cannot use a metered dose aerosol.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Inhalation.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, colourless or almost colourless liquid, free from suspending particles and filled into polyethylene ampoules.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ipratropium
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems