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Are Combivent Respimat and DuoNeb the Same Thing?
Combivent Respimat (ipratropium bromide and albuterol) Inhalation Spray and DuoNeb (ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate) are combinations of bronchodilators used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Combivent Respimat may also interact with other bronchodilators, bladder or urinary medicines, medications for Parkinson's disease, stimulants, ADHD medications, diet pills, over-the-counter cold or allergy medicine, and medications to treat excess stomach acid, stomach ulcers, motion sickness, or irritable bowel syndrome.
DuoNeb may also interact with other beta-blockers.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Combivent Respimat?
Common side effects of Combivent Respimat include:
- cold symptoms (stuffy nose, sneezing, cough, or sore throat),
- flu-like symptoms,
- difficulty breathing,
- urinary retention and
- fast or irregular heartbeat.
Serious side effects of Combivent Respimat include:
What Are Possible Side Effects of DuoNeb?
Common side effects of DuoNeb include:
- dry mouth,
- shaking (tremors),
- constipation, or
- cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, cough, or sore throat.
Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of DuoNeb including:
What Is Combivent Respimat?
Combivent Respimat (sunitinib malate) is a multi-kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumor after disease progression on, or intolerance to imatinib mesylate, for advanced renal cell carcinoma, and for progressive, well-differentiated pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic disease. Combivent Respimat is available in generic form.
What Is DuoNeb?
DuoNeb (ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate) is a combination of bronchodilators used to treat and prevent symptoms (wheezing and shortness of breath) caused by ongoing lung disease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD which includes bronchitis and emphysema).
What Drugs Interact With Combivent Respimat?
Combivent Respimat may interact with bladder or urinary medicines, diuretics (water pills), heart or blood pressure medications, medications for Parkinson's disease or depression, other bronchodilators, stimulants, ADHD medications, diet pills, over-the-counter cold or allergy medicine, or medication to treat excess stomach acid, stomach ulcer, motion sickness, or irritable bowel syndrome. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With DuoNeb?
DuoNeb may interact with certain beta-blockers, such as propranolol. Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Tell your doctor all the products you use, including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products.
How Should Combivent Respimat be Taken?
The Combivent Respimat inhaler delivers 20 mcg of ipratropium bromide (monohydrate) and 100 mcg albuterol (equivalent to 120 mcg albuterol sulfate) from the mouthpiece. The recommended dose of Combivent Respimat is one inhalation four times a day. Patients may take additional inhalations as required; however, the total number of inhalations should not exceed six within 24 hours.
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