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Atrovent HFA Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
- What are the possible side effects of ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
- How should I use ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Atrovent HFA)?
- What happens if I overdose (Atrovent HFA)?
- What should I avoid while using ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
- What other drugs will affect ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Atrovent HFA)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Atrovent HFA)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Ipratropium inhalation is not expected to cause overdose symptoms.
What should I avoid while using ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this happens, rinse with water.
What other drugs will affect ipratropium inhalation (Atrovent HFA)?
Before using ipratropium inhalation, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following medicines:
- atropine (Donnatal, and others),
- clidinium (Quarzan),
- dicyclomine (Bentyl),
- glycopyrrolate (Robinul),
- hyoscyamine (Anaspaz, Cystospaz, Levsin, and others)
- mepenzolate (Cantil),
- methantheline (Provocholine),
- methscopolamine (Pamine), and
- propantheline (Pro-Banthine), or
- scopolamine (Transderm-Scop).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs not listed that can affect ipratropium inhalation. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
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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