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Atrovent Inhaler 20mcg CFC Inhaler, 200 Doses

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  • For People With Chronic Asthma Or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Opens Up Airways, Making It Easier To Breathe
  • Active Ingredient: Ipratropium Bromide

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Atrovent Inhaler 20mcg CFC Inhaler, 200 Doses

. WHAT ATROVENT INHALER CFC-FREE IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?

The name of your medicine is ATROVENT Inhaler CFC-FREE. This is an inhaler and contains a medicine called ipratropium bromide. This belongs to a group of medicines called anticholinergics which act as bronchodilators. It is used to make breathing easier for people with asthma or ‘chronic obstructive pulmonary disease’ (COPD), often referred to as chronic bronchitis. You may have difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, wheezing or tightness in your chest.
ATROVENT works by opening up your airways.

What Is Atrovent Used For?

A common question is “What is Atrovent used for?”

The Atrovent inhaler is used for controlling and preventing the symptoms of the ongoing lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD. Controlling these symptoms; wheezing, shortness of breath, can decrease the time lost from work or school.

COPD is one of the main uses in what is atrovent used for. Atrovent inhalers may also be use as off-label for other conditions. Off-label means that when a drug is approved to treat one condition and is used to treat a different condition.

Further information about “What is Atrovent used for?” can be found in the patient information leaflet or from your doctor.

How To Take Atrovent Inhaler

Always follow the advice and guidance given to you by your doctor when taking this medicine. If you’re not sure about how to take Atrovent inhaler check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

The following is a guide on how to take Atrovent inhaler.

  • Remove the cap from the mouthpiece
  • Hold the inhaler as shown in the patient information leaflet and breathe out gently
  • Straight away put the mouthpiece in your mouth
    • Hold the mouthpiece with your lips
    • Start breathing in slowly and deeply through your mouth
    • Press the top of the inhaler firmly, releasing one puff of the medicine
    • Keep breathing in
  • Hold your breath for as long as comfortable
    • If possible hold your breath for ten seconds
    • Then breath out slowly
  • If you’re having more than one puff, wait at least one minute before the next
    • Then repeat steps two, three and four
  • After use, replace the cap on the mouthpiece

If you’re unsure about how to take Atrovent 20 mgc, ask your doctor or pharmacist for further instructions.

Atrovent Dosage

The following is a guide on Atrovent Dosage and how many puffs need to be inhaled by different age groups:

Adults

  • One or two Atrovent dosage puffs to be inhaled three or four times daily
  • Sometimes, in early treatment, up to four puffs at a time may be taken

Children six to twelve years old

  • One or two puffs to be inhaled three times daily

Children under six years

  • One Atrovent dosage puff to be inhaled three times daily

When children are using this medicine they must be supervised by a responsible adult.

Atrovent Side Effects

Like with all medicine, Atrovent Side Effects can occur but these aren’t experienced by everyone. If you experience any of these Atrovent side effects, especially if any of them are getting progressively worse, immediately stop and speak to your doctor as soon as possible.

Below is a list of Atrovent Side Effects experienced more, or less when people have taken Atrovent inhaler. For a full list, please refer to the patient information leaflet.

Common

  • Headache
  • Dry mouth, nausea, stomach upset or discomfort
  • Cough and throat irritation

Uncommon

  • Itching, skin rash
  • Swelling throat, chest tightness, dry throat
  • Blurred vision, dilated pupils, sting, red or swollen eyes
  • Mouth or lip sores
  • Diarrhoea, constipation or being sick

Rare

  • Difficulty focusing
  • Nettle rash

Atrovent Ingredients:

Each inhaler contains 200 puffs. Each puff contains 20 micrograms of ipratropium bromide (as the monohydrate).
The other ingredients are: HFA 134a (1,1,1,2 – tetrafluoroethane), citric acid anhydrous, ethanol anhydrous and purified water.

Patient Information Leaflet

Brand

Atrovent

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