Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Atrovent Nasal
Generic Name: ipratropium nasal (Pronunciation: IP ra TRO pee um)
What is ipratropium nasal (Atrovent Nasal)?
Ipratropium nasal may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What are the possible side effects of ipratropium nasal (Atrovent Nasal)?
Stop using ipratropium nasal and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a fast, pounding heartbeat.
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about ipratropium nasal (Atrovent Nasal)?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you have narrow-angle glaucoma, or an enlarged prostate or bladder obstruction. If you have any of these conditions, you may not be able to use ipratropium nasal or you may need a dosage adjustment or special tests during treatment.
Use this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not use it in larger doses or for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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