IPRATROPIUM/ALBUTEROL (SALBUTAMOL) - INHALATION
Common Brand Name(s): Combivent
Phonetic Pronunciation: (IP-ra-TROE-pee-um/al-BUE-ter-ol) (sal-BUE-tah-mol)
Information last revised August 2010
What does IPRATROPIUM/ALBUTEROL INHL look like?
Combivent 18 mcg-103 mcg/Actuation Aerosol Inhaler
This product is a combination of 2 medications: albuterol (also known as salbutamol) and ipratropium. It is used to treat or prevent wheezing and shortness of breath caused by ongoing breathing problems (e.g., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis). It works in the airways by opening breathing passages and relaxing muscles. Controlling symptoms of breathing problems can decrease time lost from work or school.
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