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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 4,420 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 24,991 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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What patients are saying about Atrovent vs. Ventolin

678 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
didn't work on her, so they swapped to Ventolin. All...
  - Yes Atrovent is what I meant, I was so tired last night  Atrovent didn't work on her, so they swapped to Ventolin. All I can do now is wait for the follow up  and I...
can't OD on Ventolin - just make yourself feel ill! I used...
...said you can't OD on Ventolin - just make yourself feel ill! I ...get the shakes on Ventolin (must have \"grown out\" ...through the same thing...\" She changed my ventolin to Atrovent and ...
to spiriva on your recomendation. i find atrovent helpful...
...i started that. I have atrovent at the mo, which is ...ask the docs to change me to spiriva on your recomendation. i find atrovent helpful cos you can have it with ventolin etc, and it doesnt gi...
atrovent works for a bit longer than salbutamol / ventolin...
Yes, atrovent works for a bit longer than salbutamol / ventolin i think it works for 6 hours and ...attack, i always have salbutamol and atrovent, i think it wor...
up to 4 times a day when I have symptoms. Hope it helps...
Hi Annie, I've been put on Atrovent as a reliever too. ...also am to take ventolin and atrovent. I'm ...allowed to take the atrovent 2 puffs up to 4 times a day when I have symptoms. Hope it hel...
am on Atrovent and Ventolin and they help but they also add...
...and ask, ..Them guys know the ins and outs of all the meds. I couldn't handle Symbicort but others loved it. I am on Atrovent and Ventolin and...
and he said to take it like Ventolin! So that's what I will...
Another update Well, saw GP, said I was a bit confused but it seems to work, and he said to take it like Ventolin! So that's what I ...exercise-induced - apparently Atrovent works especially well...
and Seretide. Atrovent made a big difference for me, but...
...used to be on Atrovent, Ventolin and Seretide. Atrovent made a big difference for me, but...
or Accolate? I use S/C Ventolin in my syringe driver.......
...or Accolate? I use S/C Ventolin in my syringe ...nebbed ventolin. Can you use Atrovent? Am on permanent steroids........
I was on atrovent I think I was told it is a LABA and so...
When I was on atrovent I think I was told ...times a day and use ventolin in between. When having a ...attack I had to nebulise ventolin AND atrovent and this made...
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