What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug 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
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 to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Dosing InformationThe dose of ipratropium your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The particular product
- The medical condition being treated
- Your age
- Other medications you may be taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(For more information, see:
- Ipratropium HFA Inhaler Dosing
- Ipratropium Bromide Inhalation Solution Dosing
- Ipratropium Nasal Spray Dosing.)