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Atrovent HFA Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Atrovent HFA)?

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose (Atrovent HFA)?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while using ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?

Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this happens, rinse with water.

This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.

What other drugs will affect ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?

Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with ipratropium, especially:

  • bladder or urinary medicine such as darifenacin, fesoterodine, oxybutynin, tolterodine, or solfenacin;
  • other bronchodilators such as tiotropium;
  • cold or allergy medicine that contains an antihistamine;
  • medication for Parkinson's disease; or
  • medication to treat excess stomach acid, stomach ulcer, motion sickness, or irritable bowel syndrome.

This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with ipratropium, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about ipratropium inhalation.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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