and Product :
100 mcg salbutamol /
20mcg ipratopium bromide, 200 doses. Inhalation Aerosol
COMBIVENT® Inhalation Aerosol for many reasons. Two common
It's more convenient for patients already regularly using two
It may be better therapy for patients using either
ipratropium bromide or albuterol sulfate alone. Many patients
benefit more when they use both.
Both of the medications in COMBIVENT® Inhalation Aerosol,
ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate, may help open up the
airways in the lungs to help air move more easily in and out.
Each of the the two medications works differently.
Physicians have conducted studies with COMBIVENT® Inhalation
Aerosol in large numbers of patients with COPD (chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease). They found that it helps lungs
work better than either of the two medications given alone.
Side Effects Associated With COMBIVENT® Inhalation Aerosol
Most people who have used COMBIVENT® Inhalation Aerosol have
few or no problems. Serious side effects have not been very
The most common side effect in medical testing was bronchitis
(12.3% of patients).
COMBIVENT® Inhalation Aerosol should be used with caution in
patients with narrow-angle glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy, or
bladder-neck obstruction. Be sure to tell your doctor if you
have any of those conditions.
COMBIVENT® Inhalation Aerosol contains the beta agonist
albuterol and the anticholinergic ipratropium bromide. It is
contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to soya lecithin or
like foods, such as soybeans and peanuts. Extreme caution is
advised in patients being treated with monoamine oxidase
inhibitors or tricyclic antidepressants. Caution should be taken
in patients with convulsive disorders, hyperthyroidism, diabetes
mellitus, those sensitive to sympathomimetic agents,
narrow-angle glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy or bladder-neck
obstruction. Albuterol sulfate can have significant
cardiovascular effects, and the potential for life-threatening
paradoxical bronchospasm and significant hypokalemia.
Also, be sure to tell your doctor if
You have a heart condition or high blood pressure.
You have a convulsive disorder, hyperthyroidism, or diabetes.
You are allergic or hypersensitive to soya lecithin or foods
such as soybeans and peanuts.
You are being treated with monoamine oxidase inhibitors
(MAOIs) or tricyclic antidepressants.
You are pregnant.
If you should notice any unusual side effects while using
COMBIVENT® Inhalation Aerosol, tell your doctor about them