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Atrovent vs. Ventolin for Asthma

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Atrovent

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Other Names: Atrovent Nasal   Atrovent HFA

Ventolin

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 4,534 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 27,215 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Salbutamol (International Nonproprietary Name) or albuterol (United States Adopted Name) is a short-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.... Read more on Wikipedia
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By SAL555
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What patients are saying about Atrovent vs. Ventolin

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he was put on ventolin which did help him. Also another...
...bronchiolitis I didn't find atrovent any good and he was put on ventolin which did help him. Also another good medicine that they can take is Alupent (liquid medicine). I found this great....
better for her since the receptors they act on are better...
...up AND has had a few colds in that time ...little bit older the ventolin is working better for her since the receptors they act on are better formed, or maybe the atrovent?? Whatever it is -...
than ventolin. It is not generally meant to work that well...
...details. Does he have atrovent when in hosp? Not sure about childrens meds/doses. I know atrovent helps me when in hosp ...for me than ventolin. It is not generally meant to work that well fo...
Also I have taken the usual Ventolin and Atrovent both a...
...in 2000.My meds are currently Symbicort 400/12 and Spiriva. ...Also I have taken the usual Ventolin and Atrovent both a spay and nebulizer but without any noticable improvement. I woukld be...
asked about Ventolin before and all has been well before...
...with PA. It was Atrovent which clearly stated ...son is PA and I've asked about Ventolin before and all has been well before with the asthma. Atrovent DID make him worse. ~Melanie (child...
people being allergic to ventolin. I can't take Atrovent...
...the actual drug, Atrovent (ipotropium bromide). More ...of people being allergic to ventolin. I can't take Atrovent as it makes me worse! Not a proven ...now 'don't give Atrovent'. Anyway,...
does nothing on its own. Try different combinations....
...got worse, and still does post op. I find that a combo of Atrovent (ipratropium bromide) and Ventolin work for me - ventolin does nothing on its own. Try different combinations. I also think...
developing some allergy type symptoms when using ventolin...
...really allergic to atrovent have ended up ...have been swapped from ventolin to bricanyl as i ...allergy type symptoms when us
Ventolin I do find it more effective esp for sleeping....
...wanted to say re Atrovent - I'm on it and it's pretty good! Just like another ...it's slower to work than Ventolin I do find it more effective esp for sleeping. ...just 'keep taking salbutamo...
ventolin only offer temporary relief. Coughing has exhausted...
...I do to prevent ...that I felt I would stop breathing as I ...is probably environmental. Prednisone, advair, atrovent, singulair, ventolin only offer temporary relief. Coughing has exhausted ...
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