Atrovent vs Pulmicort

Atrovent
(Rx)
Pulmicort
(Rx)
Atrovent is an asthma / COPD medication and a respiratory medication.
Pulmicort is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
3.5
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.4
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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December 29, 1986
June 24, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,754 Discussions
10,835 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
#3 for Runny Nose
#4 for Bronchitis
#5 for Emphysema
#6 for Bronchospasm
Our data suggest that Atrovent is taken for Asthma, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for COPD.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
Pulmicort is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Atr
Vomiting
4
Weight Gain
3
Anaphylaxis
3
Chronic Heart Failure
2
Diabetes
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Nausea
2
Shaking
2
Dizziness
2
Itching
2
Pul
Weight Gain
4
Sore Throat
2
Feeling Hyper
1
Diabetes
1
Nausea
1
Mood Swings
1
Burning
1
Migraines
1
Glaucoma
1
Drowsiness
1
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Atrovent
Atr
Pulmicort
Pul
Vomiting
Atr
Pul
4
0
Weight Gain
Atr
Pul
3
4
Anaphylaxis
Atr
Pul
3
0
Chronic Heart Failure
Atr
Pul
2
0
Diabetes
Atr
Pul
2
1
High Blood Pressure
Atr
Pul
2
0
Nausea
Atr
Pul
2
1
Shaking
Atr
Pul
2
0
Dizziness
Atr
Pul
2
0
Itching
Atr
Pul
2
0
Weight Gain
Pul
Atr
4
3
Sore Throat
Pul
Atr
2
0
Feeling Hyper
Pul
Atr
1
0
Diabetes
Pul
Atr
1
2
Nausea
Pul
Atr
1
2
Mood Swings
Pul
Atr
1
0
Burning
Pul
Atr
1
0
Migraines
Pul
Atr
1
0
Glaucoma
Pul
Atr
1
0
Drowsiness
Pul
Atr
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Atrovent during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Pulmicort during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Atrovent and alcohol.
Method of use
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Inhalation
Inhalation
Dosages
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Aerosol: 18 mcg/ACT, 18 mcg/actuation
Spray: 0.03%, 0.06%
Solution: 0.02%
Suspension: 0.25 mg/2 mL, 0.5 mg/2 mL, 1 mg/2 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Ipratropium Bromide
Budesonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Atrovent and Pulmicort: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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