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Atrovent vs. Pulmicort for Asthma

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Other Names: Atrovent Nasal   Atrovent HFA
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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kept with it. We use Atrovent with it every 8 hrs also....
...a treatment, so we went back to Albuterol for cost factors. It's ...kept with it. We use Atrovent with it every 8 hrs ...twice a day (similar to pulmicort, but they say it's more...
now. I'm sticking with the Pulmicort and Xopenex for...
...Jack is now getting: Pulmicort Q12 Xopenex Q12 and ...month he was also getting: Atrovent Q12 Tobi Q12 Pulmozyme Q12 ...my fridge right now. I'm sticking with the Pulmicort and Xop...
Shelby is now on Pulmicort as a maintenance once...
...terms with these nebs -- atrovent = drying and albertol = ...worked very quickly and stopped the coughing fits unless Shelby was ...the treatment. Shelby is now on Pulmicort as a maintenan...
has really reduced the number and severity of his attacks....
...twice a week. The pulmicort has really reduced the number and severity of his attacks. But in ...can increase his Pulmicort for a while ...free Berotec inhaler. They only offer Atrovent an...
contemplated using pulmicort full-time during the winter...
...albuterol/atrovent ...pulmicort full-time during the winter if she doesn't seem to improve for long periods of time (yeah, right). Ray, mother to Tabitha (age 6), Autumn, age 4 (IgG def., a...
(did nothing) Now I am on Atrovent and I noticed a very...
...am a 27 year old female just diagnosed with COPD(scary cuz i'm so young and have 2 young kids) The doctor in the begining had me on pulmicort (had bad reaction) Then tried ...am on Atrovent...
obvious that the Pulmicort was helping me so I re-started...
...I raised the question of whether Pulmicort was really doing ...obvious that the Pulmicort was helping me so I re-started it. It was also suggested that I switch from Atrovent to Spiriva. ...
Also they put her back on Pulmicort for the winter...
...and now she has a sinus infection on top of ...her maintenance antibiotic. Also they put her back on Pulmicort for the winter and gave us a refill for the Atrovent neb medicine. We'll use th...
((I had been put on neb - pulmicort, atrovent and albuterol...
...the last time i had a flare - i went onto ...was a big surprise. ((I had been put on neb - pulmicort, atrovent and albuterol ; and prednisone ...I nearly died. And I am still so sick that I a...
to take pulmicort, atrovent, serevent and singulair...
...much more fit, but his asthma has not changed one whit. As we head into pollen season, he continues to take pulmicort, atrovent, serevent and singulair daily. I admire the...
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