Atrovent Inhalation Solution
When and How to Take Atrovent Inhalation SolutionSome general considerations for when and how to take 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.
- Atrovent inhalation solution can be mixed together with albuterol solution (Proventil®, Accuneb®) or metaproterenol (Alupent®), but it must be used within one hour.
- For Atrovent inhalation solution to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Atrovent inhalation solution will not work if you stop taking it.
Atrovent Inhalation Solution DosingThere is only one recommended starting dose of Atrovent inhalation solution, regardless of your age, weight, or other medical problems. As is always the case, do not adjust your Atrovent inhalation solution dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
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Side Effects of Atrovent Inhalation SolutionAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Atrovent inhalation solution. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Atrovent inhalation solution include, but are not limited to:
- Worsening of COPD
- Upper respiratory tract infections (such as the common cold)
- Difficulty breathing
(Click Atrovent Inhalation Solution Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)