Asthma

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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 19,527 Prednisone 16,734 Ventolin 13,304
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Atrovent
VS.
Ventolin
Other name: Atrovent Nasal (Atrovent Nasal)
Other name: Albuterol (Albuterol)
2.5
3.5
5,070
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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*
Breathing Problems
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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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Top Concerns
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Diabetes
5
Tachycardia
3
Weight Gain
3
Palpitations
3
Anaphylaxis
3
Chronic Heart Failure
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Chicken Pox
2
Dizzy
2
Depression
2
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Tiredness
8
Vomiting
7
Runny Nose
4
Chest Tightness
4
Unwell
4
Eczema
3
Exhausted
3
Anxiety
3
Headaches
3
Shaking
3
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About Atrovent
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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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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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.... "

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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 -... "

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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... "

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having a bad attack I had to nebulise ventolin AND atrovent...
" When I was on atrovent I think I was ...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 l... "

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... "

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... "

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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... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
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... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
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 "

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