Side Effects of Ipratropium Bromide Inhalation Solution

Possible side effects of ipratropium bromide inhalation solution include bronchitis, difficulty breathing, and headaches. Some less common side effects that occur in 1 to 5 percent of people include dizziness, nausea, and coughing. There are also certain ipratropium bromide inhalation solution side effects that should be reported to a healthcare provider right away, such as vision changes or any signs of an allergic reaction.

Side Effects of Ipratropium Bromide Inhalation Solution: An Introduction

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with ipratropium bromide inhalation solution (Atrovent® inhalation solution). However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with ipratropium bromide inhalation solution. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of ipratropium bromide inhalation solution side effects with you.)
 

Side Effects of Ipratropium Bromide Inhalation Solution to Report

There are a number of possible side effects with ipratropium bromide inhalation solution that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider, including, but not limited to:
 
  • Worsening breathing problems
  • Severe constipation
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) or a rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Vision changes
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained rash, hives, itching, unexplained swelling, wheezing, or difficulty breathing or swallowing.

 

 

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