Atrovent vs Ventolin

Atrovent
(Rx)
Ventolin
(Rx)
Atrovent is an asthma / COPD medication and a respiratory medication.
Ventolin is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
3.5
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.7
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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December 29, 1986
May 1, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,748 Discussions
35,085 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
#2 for Wheezing
#3 for Asthma Attack
#4 for COPD
Ventolin is prescribed for Asthma and Wheezing and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Atr
Vomiting
3
Weight Gain
3
Anaphylaxis
3
Chronic Heart Failure
2
Diabetes
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Nausea
2
Shaking
2
Dizziness
2
Itching
1
Ven
Chest Tightness
4
Runny Nose
4
Headaches
4
Shaking
3
Cramping
3
Chest Pain
3
Depression
2
Itching
2
Weakness
2
Spasms
1
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Atrovent
Atr
Ventolin
Ven
Vomiting
Atr
Ven
3
0
Weight Gain
Atr
Ven
3
0
Anaphylaxis
Atr
Ven
3
0
Chronic Heart Failure
Atr
Ven
2
0
Diabetes
Atr
Ven
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Atr
Ven
2
0
Nausea
Atr
Ven
2
0
Shaking
Atr
Ven
2
3
Dizziness
Atr
Ven
2
0
Itching
Atr
Ven
1
2
Chest Tightness
Ven
Atr
4
0
Runny Nose
Ven
Atr
4
0
Headaches
Ven
Atr
4
0
Shaking
Ven
Atr
3
2
Cramping
Ven
Atr
3
0
Chest Pain
Ven
Atr
3
0
Depression
Ven
Atr
2
0
Itching
Ven
Atr
2
1
Weakness
Ven
Atr
2
0
Spasms
Ven
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.
C Category C
Before taking Ventolin 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.
There may be a negative interaction between Ventolin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Inhalation
Inhalation, Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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Aerosol: 18 mcg/ACT, 18 mcg/actuation
Spray: 0.03%, 0.06%
Solution: 0.02%
Solution: 2.5 mg /3 mL (0.083 %), 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 4 mg
Aerosol: 90 mcg/actuation
Syrup: 2 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ipratropium Bromide
Albuterol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Atrovent and Ventolin: 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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