ipratropium bromide

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ipratropium bromide

An anticholinergic bronchodilator used for bronchoconstriction associated with chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and emphysema. It is dispensed via a metered-dose inhaler or as a solution for nebulized use, and usually is combined with another bronchodilator such as albuterol. See: asthma
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ipratropium bromide

An ANTICHOLINERGIC drug used to treat asthma. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Atrovent, Ipratropium Steri-Neb, Rinatec.
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