Atrovent Inhalation Solution Dosage

When treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with Atrovent inhalation solution, there is only one standard dosage, regardless of weight, age, or other medical conditions. The Atrovent inhalation solution dosage is one vial (500 mcg) inhaled using a nebulizer three to four times daily, with six to eight hours between doses.

Atrovent Inhalation Solution Dosage: An Introduction

There is only one standard dose of Atrovent® inhalation solution (ipratropium bromide inhalation solution), regardless of your weight, age, or other medical conditions. As is always the case, do not adjust your Atrovent inhalation solution dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Atrovent Inhalation Solution Dosing for COPD

The recommended starting Atrovent inhalation solution dose for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one Atrovent inhalation solution vial (500 mcg) inhaled by nebulization three to four times daily, with six to eight hours between doses.
 
Atrovent inhalation solution can be mixed with albuterol solution (Accuneb®, Proventil®) or metaproterenol (Alupent®), but must be used within one hour.
 

General Atrovent Inhalation Solution Dosage Information

Some considerations for people taking Atrovent inhalation solution include the following:
 
  • Atrovent inhalation solution is a liquid form of Atrovent that is used in a nebulizer. You will need to purchase or rent a nebulizer in order to use Atrovent inhalation solution.
     
  • Make sure you know exactly how to use and clean the nebulizer.
     
  • For Atrovent inhalation solution to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Atrovent inhalation solution will not work if you stop taking it.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to Atrovent inhalation solution or your Atrovent inhalation solution dosage, please talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

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