Albuterol Sulfate; Ipratropium Bromide
About Albuterol Sulfate; Ipratropium Bromide
Combivent is used to treat and prevent symptoms (wheezing and shortness of breath) caused by ongoing lung disease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, which includes bronchitis and emphysema). Generic Combivent Respimat contains 2 medications: ipratropium and albuterol (also known as salbutamol). Both Albuterol Sulfate and Ipratropium Bromide work by relaxing the muscles around the airways so that the airways open up and you can breathe more easily. Buy Combivent inhaler online Controls symptoms of breathing problems can decrease time lost from work or school. Combivent side effects can be based on your medical condition.
How to use
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using Albuterol Sulfate and Ipratropium Bromide and each time you get a refill. Learn how to use this inhaler properly. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
- Follow the instructions for priming the inhaler if you are using generic Combivent Respimat for the first time or if you have not used it for more than 3 days or for more than 21 days.
- When priming the inhaler, make sure to spray away from the face so that you do not get the medication into your eyes.
- Inhale Combivent by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 4 times daily.
- Your doctor may also direct you to use buy Combivent inhaler online as needed for wheezing and shortness of breath.
- Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
However, the manufacturer recommends that you do not use more than 6 inhalations in a 24-hour period. Doing so may increase the risk of serious side effects.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Avoid getting Albuterol Sulfate and Ipratropium Bromide into your eyes. It may cause eye pain/irritation, temporary blurred vision, and other vision changes. Therefore, when using the inhaler, put your lips tightly around the mouthpiece.
The inhaler you should use
Learn which of your inhalers you should use every day and which you should use if your breathing suddenly worsens (quick-relief drugs). Ask your doctor ahead of time what you should do if you have new or worsening cough or shortness of breath, wheezing, increased sputum, waking up at night with trouble breathing, if you use your quick-relief inhaler more often, or if your quick-relief inhaler does not seem to be working well. Learn when you can treat sudden breathing problems by yourself and when you must get medical help right away.
Rinse your mouth after using buy Combivent inhaler online to prevent dry mouth and throat irritation.
If you are using other inhalers at the same time, wait at least 1 minute between the use of each medication.
Use Albuterol Sulfate and Ipratropium Bromide regularly to get the most benefit from it. Generic Combivent Respimat works best if used at evenly spaced intervals. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day. Do not increase your dose, use this medication more often, or stop using it without first consulting your doctor.
Clean the mouthpiece of the buy Combivent inhaler online at least once a week as directed.
Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen.
- dry mouth
- shaking (tremors)
If any of these Combivent side effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of Combivent side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Buy Combivent inhaler online may raise your blood pressure. Check your blood pressure regularly and tell your doctor if the results are high.
Infrequently, Combivent may cause a severe sudden worsening of breathing problems right after use. If you have a sudden worsening of breathing, get medical help right away.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious Combivent side effects, including difficult/painful urination, muscle cramps.
Get medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects, including
- chest pain
- fast/pounding/irregular heartbeat
- rapid breathing
- eye pain/swelling/redness
- vision changes
A very serious allergic reaction to generic Combivent Respimat is rare. However, get medical help right away.
Warnings & Precautions
- Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to Albuterol Sulfate and Ipratropium Bromide.
- Before using Combivent, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
- Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness or clear vision until you can do it safely.
- Limit alcoholic beverages.
- Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use.
Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Combivent side effects, especially problems urinating or constipation.
During pregnancy, generic Combivent Respimat should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is unknown if Combivent passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Store at room temperature. Do not freeze. Do not store in the bathroom. The inhaler should be discarded when it becomes locked (which means that all the medication is used up) or 3 months after putting the cartridge in the inhaler, even if there is medication left in the cartridge. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
Albuterol is very similar to levalbuterol. Do not use medications containing levalbuterol while using albuterol.
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