Atrovent N

Atrovent N

ipratropium bromide

Manufacturer:

Boehringer Ingelheim

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ipratropium Br
Indications/Uses
Bronchodilator for maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated w/ COPD including chronic bronchitis, emphysema & asthma.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >6 yr 2 puffs qds. Max: 12 puffs daily.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to ipratropium Br, atropine or its derivatives.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity. Discontinue use if paradoxical bronchospam occurs. Narrow-angle glaucoma; pre-existing urinary outflow tract obstruction eg, prostatic hypertrophy, bladder-neck obstruction; cystic fibrosis. Avoid contact w/ eyes. May affect ability to drive & use machines. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, dizziness; throat irritation, cough; dry mouth, GI motility disorders (eg, constipation, diarrhoea, vomiting), nausea.
Drug Interactions
Intensified bronchodilatory effect by β-adrenergics & xanthine prep. Not recommended w/ other anticholinergic drugs.
MIMS Class
Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations
ATC Classification
R03BB01 - ipratropium bromide ; Belongs to the class of other inhalants used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases, anticholinergics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Atrovent N MDI 20 mcg/dose
Packing/Price
200 metered dose x 1's
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