Drug Interactions With Ipratropium and Albuterol Solution
More Information on Interactions With Ipratropium and Albuterol Solution
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when ipratropium and albuterol solution is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Taking ipratropium and albuterol solution with an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor can make both medications less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and adjust your dose of these medications to prevent interactions from occurring.
Combining an anticholinergic medication with ipratropium and albuterol solution (which also contains an anticholinergic medication) can increase your risk of side effects of ipratropium and albuterol solution, such as dry mouth, constipation, dry eyes, or difficulty passing urine.
Taking ipratropium and albuterol solution with a beta blocker can decrease the effectiveness of both medications. In addition, sometimes beta blockers can have a negative effect on COPD. While some beta blockers are less likely than others to interact with ipratropium and albuterol solution, all beta blockers can potentially cause problems.
Combining ipratropium and albuterol solution with certain diuretics can increase your risk of low potassium levels (hypokalemia), especially if you use ipratropium and albuterol solution more frequently than recommended. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
Ipratropium and albuterol solution may decrease the level of digoxin in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor the level of digoxin in your blood and adjust your digoxin dosage as necessary, especially when you are starting or stopping ipratropium and albuterol solution.