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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 20,655 Prednisone 17,896 Ventolin 13,992
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Atrovent vs Ventolin

Atrovent
VS.
Ventolin
Other name: Atrovent Nasal (Atrovent Nasal)
Other name: Albuterol (Albuterol)
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Asthma*
Allergies
COPD
Common Cold
Runny Nose
Inflammation
Bronchitis
Emphysema
Bronchospasm
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Asthma
Wheezing
Shortness Of Breath
Asthma Attack
COPD*
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Method of use:
Inhalation
Method of use:
Inhalation
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
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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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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....
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Diabetes
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Tachycardia
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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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Depression
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Shaking
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Tiredness
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Vomiting
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Runny Nose
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Chest Tightness
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Unwell
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Headaches
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Anxiety
3
Eczema
3
Exhausted
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Shaking
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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 Ventolin
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....
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because Ventolin just does nothing for me.only problem is...
" I was given an Atrovent inhaler last time at docs because Ventolin just does nothing for me.only problem is Atrovent seems to make my cough worse,catch 22 I know but... "

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www.magicmum.com
was put on ventolin which did help him. Also another go...
" ...had 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. HTH... "

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better for her since the receptors they act on are better...
" ...flare up AND has had a few colds in that time - ...that 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... "

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an ventolin. It is not generally meant to work that well fo...
" ...you details. Does he have atrovent when in hosp? Not sure about childrens meds/doses. I know atrovent helps me when in hosp and ...better for me than ventolin. It is not generally meant to work that... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
having a bad attack I had to nebulise ventolin AND atrovent...
" When I was on atrovent I think I was told ...times a day and use ventolin in between. When having a bad attack I had to nebulise ventolin AND atrovent and this made the nebuliser last... "

Also I have taken the usual Ventolin and Atrovent both a...
" ...diagnosed in 2000.My meds are currently Symbicort 400/12 and Spiriva. Prednisone ...benefit. Also I have taken the usual Ventolin and Atrovent both a spay and nebulizer but without any noticable... "

wheezing is getting worse again despite using the ventolin....
" ...was receiving 8 puffs of Ventolin and 8 puffs atrovent q4h ...prn. I find that her wheezing is getting worse again despite using the ventolin. She is 88 yo ...diabetes, HBP. Should I give her any atrovent... "

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d about Ventolin before and all has been well before with...
" ...contradicted with PA. It was Atrovent which clearly stated not ...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... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
ople being allergic to ventolin. I can't take Atrovent as...
" ...allergic to the actual drug, Atrovent (ipotropium bromide). More or less ...heard of people being allergic to ventolin. I can't take Atrovent as it makes me worse! Not a proven allergic ...my protocol now... "

es nothing on its own. Try different combinations. I...
" ...a excess alcohol the asthma always 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... "

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