Ipratropium is used to help relieve symptoms in asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Asthma and COPD affect the lungs which makes it harder for the person to breathe as the disease gets worse. Ipratropium helps to keep the airways open, making it easier for one to breathe.
Some common side effects:
These symptoms may happen but should get better over time. Check with your doctor if any of these symptoms are serious and do not go away.
Rare but serious side effects:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
Precautions to follow
Inform your health care professional if:
You have any of the following medication conditions:
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin
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