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Asthma is the common chronic (medicine) inflammatory disease of the bronchi characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, revers...
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Albuterol 19,874 Prednisone 17,035 Ventolin 13,507
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Atrovent
VS.
Pulmicort
Other name: Atrovent Nasal (Atrovent Nasal)
Other name: Budesonide (Budesonide)
2.5
3.5
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Asthma*
Allergies
COPD
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Runny Nose
Inflammation
Bronchitis
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Asthma
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Method of use:
Inhalation
Method of use:
Inhalation
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Ipratropium bromide (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Atrovent, Apovent, and Aerovent) is an anticholinergic drug used for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute asthma. It blocks the muscarinic a...
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Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel...
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Top Concerns
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Diabetes
7
Tachycardia
5
Weight Gain
5
Palpitations
4
Anaphylaxis
4
Chronic Heart Failure
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Chicken Pox
3
Dizzy
2
Depression
2
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Weight Gain
6
Behavior Problems
2
Restless
2
Feeling Hyper
2
Tachycardia
2
Mood Swings
1
Paranoia
1
Not Sleeping
1
Drowsy
1
Aggression
1
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Weight Gain
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Palpitations
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Anaphylaxis
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Chronic Heart Failure
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High Blood Pressure
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Chicken Pox
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Paranoia
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Not Sleeping
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Ipratropium bromide (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Atrovent, Apovent, and Aerovent) is an anticholinergic drug used for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute asthma. It blocks the muscarinic a...
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Atrovent
About Pulmicort
Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel...
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He also coped much better when his pulmicort was...
" Ds2 was allergic to salbutamol. He did very well on Atrovent and pulmicort. He also coped much better when his pulmicort was substantially increased - he needed 2 puffs 4 times daily. When he... "

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I've been taking pulmicort, rhinocort, claritin, and...
" ...an autoimmune disease. Wow! I haven't had any flare ups for 15 years, which is amazing! I've been taking pulmicort, rhinocort, claritin, and singulair. I only use my rescue inhaler, Atrovent,... "

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so I understand! I am glad that they were able to improve...
" ...every 4 hours ( albuterol, atrovent, and pulmicort) and she shakes most of the day so I understand! I am glad that they were able to improve his breathing, it is... "

he had a very bad reaction to inhaled pulmicort & atrovent~...
" ...for non airway issues, I never saw this in Joseph until he had a very bad reaction to inhaled pulmicort & atrovent~ this is exactly what he was doing! Thanks for showing it, because now... "

the pulmicort was so much better for her IMO I've also...
" ...is similar to pulmicort, though if you have the time IMO I prefer pulmicort. Livi was on Qvar puffs Q12 and the pulmicort was so much better for her IMO I've ...son on Pulmicort. As for... "

daily medication... I take pulmicort twice daily, and when...
" ...daily medication... I take pulmicort twice daily, and ...sick because usually the atrovent clears me up pretty quickly..... ive tried the hot bowl of water... it didnt really help but i haven't ... "

only ones who don't like pulmicort. Anyone else have any...
" Jo Ann, Do you mean I should leave out the pulmicort? That's the only new one I'm doing. The atrovent they actually took me OFF, ...only ones who don't like pulmicort. Anyone else have any... "

twice a day, and that's fine. That's all I have. No help...
" ...when Harlie got Atrovent, it dried her ...her lungs, went into respiratory distress and I ...She gets Xopenex and Pulmicort twice a day, and that's fine. That's all I have. No help I'm sure... "

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is on Pulmicort twice daily, but prior to that he was on...
" Alex is on Pulmicort twice daily, but prior to ...he was on Salbutamol and Atrovent as required. I trust my ...the under 1′s so prescribe just atrovent. I still give him... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
nebulised Pulmicort 2mg twice a day. It helped but problem...
" ...to be on nebulised Pulmicort 2mg twice a day. It helped but problem was it ...to do. I am now on Symmbicort (pulmicort and something else {mind ...standard nebuliser won't do. Pulmicort is ... "

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