Atrovent Side Effects

ipratropium bromide


Boehringer Ingelheim


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Side Effects
Many of the listed undesirable effects can be assigned to the anticholinergic properties of ATROVENT. As with all inhalation therapy ATROVENT may show symptoms of local irritation. Adverse drug reactions were identified from data obtained in clinical trials and pharmacovigilance during post approval use of the drug.
The most frequent side effects reported in clinical trials were headache, throat irritation, cough, dry mouth, gastro-intestinal motility disorders (including constipation, diarrhoea and vomiting), nausea, and dizziness.
Immune system disorders: hypersensitivity, anaphylactic reaction.
Nervous system disorders: headache, dizziness.
Eye disorders: vision blurred, mydriasis, intraocular pressure increased, glaucoma, eye pain, halo vision, conjunctival hyperaemia, corneal oedema, accommodation disorder.
Cardiac disorders: palpitations, supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, heart rate increased.
Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders: throat irritation, cough, bronchospasm, bronchospasm paradoxical, laryngospasm, pharyngeal oedema, dry throat.
Gastrointestinal disorders: dry mouth, nausea, gastrointestinal motility disorder, diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, stomatitis, oedema mouth.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: rash, pruritus, angioedema, urticaria.
Renal and urinary disorders: urinary retention.
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