Atrovent

Ipratropium Bromide

 

  • INDICATIONS:

 

    • Bronchospasm
    • COPD

 

  • ADMINISTRATION:

 

    • Nebulizer

 

  • DOSAGE:

 

    • ADULT:

 

      • 500 mcg

 

    • PEDIATRIC:

 

      • 500 mcg

 

  • THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS:

 

    • Inhibits ACTH receptor sites on bronchial smooth muscle

 

  • CONTRAINDICATIONS:

 

    • Hypersensitivity to Atrovent and/or Atropine and its derivatives

 

  • SIDE EFFECTS:

 

    • Tachycardia
    • palpitations
    • eye pain
    • urinary retention
    • UTI
    • Uticaria
    • Bronchitis

 

SPECIAL NOTES / RESTRICTIONS:

 

  • Can be mixed with Xopenex and Albuterol.
  • ONE DOSE PER STANDING ORDERS.
  • REPEAT DOSES REQUIRE DIRECT MEDICAL ORDER.