Ipratropium HFA Inhaler
The Ipratropium HFA Inhaler: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using the ipratropium HFA inhaler if you have:
- An enlarged prostate (known medically as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)
- A bladder problem
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Atrovent and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Atrovent and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Ipratropium HFA Inhaler to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
Dosing Information for the Ipratropium HFA InhalerThere is only one recommended starting dose of the ipratropium HFA inhaler, regardless of your age, weight, or other medical problems. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Ipratropium HFA Inhaler Dosing for more information.)