Ipratropium

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Main Medicine Class:: #N/A   Sub Medicine Class ::  #N/A

6A. DRUGS FOR ASTHMA/COPD/ARDS in 6. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
IPRATROPIUM
ANTI-CHOLINERGIC | BRONCHODILATOR
also comes under 14C. Anti-Allergics in 14. Immunology & Allergy
PK: A: Poor E: Urine, feces

Indications & Dose: ASTHMA Chronic Inh Adult Aerosol: 20–40µg TID/QID Child Aerosol: <6 yr: 20µg TID, 6–12 yr: 20–40µg TID | CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE Inh Adult Nebulization: 500µg (one unit dose vial) TID/QID with doses 6-8h apart Child >12 yr: Same as adult dose | Inh Adult Aerosol: 20–40µg TID/QID Child Aerosol: <6 yr: 20µg TID, 6–12 yr: 20–40µg TID | RHINORRHEA ASSOCIATED WITH ALLERGIC/NONALLERGIC RHINITIS Symptomatic therapy NSL Adult 0.03%: 2 sprays in each nostril BID/TID Child > 6 yr: Same as adult dose | RHINORRHOEA ASSOCIATED WITH COMMON COLD Symptomatic therapy NSL Adult 0.06%: 2 sprays in each nostril TID/QID 4 days Child 5-11 yr: 0.06%: 2 sprays in each nostril TID 4 days, >12 yr: Same as adult dose | RHINORRHOEA ASSOCIATED WITH SEASONAL ALLERGIC RHINITIS Symptomatic therapy NSL Adult 0.06%: 2 sprays in each nostril QID upto 3wk Child >5 yr: Same as adult dose

Contra: Hypersensitivity

Precautions: Prostatic hyperplasia/bladder neck obstruction, myasthenia gravis, narrow-angle glaucoma

ADR: Serious: Chest pain, bronchospasm, Others: flu-like syndrome, URTI, bronchitis, sinusitis, palpitation, headache, dizziness, dyspepsia, nausea, xerostomia, back pain, dyspnea, rhinitis, cough, pharyngitis, sputum increased

DDI: Serious Salbutamol leads to acute angle-closure glaucoma

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