Atrovent Nasal Spray
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Atrovent Nasal Spray
ATROVENT Nasal Spray (ipratropium bromide nasal spray) 0.03% is indicated for the symptomatic relief of rhinorrhea associated with allergic and nonallergic perennial rhinitis in adults and children age 6 years and older.
ATROVENT Nasal Spray (ipratropium bromide nasal spray) 0.03% does not relieve nasal congestion, sneezing, or postnasal drip associated with allergic or nonallergic perennial rhinitis.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose of ATROVENT Nasal Spray (ipratropium bromide nasal spray) 0.03% is two sprays (42 mcg) per nostril two or three times daily (total dose 168 to 252 mcg/day) for the symptomatic relief of rhinorrhea associated with allergic and nonallergic perennial rhinitis in adults and children age 6 years and older. Optimum dosage varies with the response of the individual patient.
Initial pump priming requires seven sprays of the pump. If used regularly as recommended, no further priming is required. If not used for more than 24 hours, the pump will require two sprays, or if not used for more than seven days, the pump will require seven sprays to reprime. Avoid spraying into eyes.
Atrovent® (ipratropium bromide) Nasal Spray 0.03% is supplied in a white high density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle fitted with a metered nasal spray pump, a green safety clip to prevent accidental discharge of the spray, and a clear plastic dust cap. It contains 31.1g of product formulation, 345 sprays, each delivering 21 mcg of ipratropium bromide per spray (70 μL), or 28 days of therapy at the maximum recommended dose (two sprays per nostril three times a day) (NDC 0597-0081-30).
Store tightly closed at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Avoid freezing. Keep out of reach of children. Do not spray in the eyes.
Address medical inquiries to: http://us.boehringer-ingelheim.com, (800) 542-6257 or (800)459-9906 TTY.
Patients should be reminded to read and follow the accompanying “Patient's Instructions for Use”, which should be dispensed with the product.
Distributed by: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ridgefield, CT 06877 USA. Rev: May 2007. FDA rev date: 11/30/2007
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/5/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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