Combivent

(Ipratropium / Albuterol)

3.4/ 5 average rating with 142 reviewsforCombivent
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Makes it easier to breathe.

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Our bottom line

Combivent (Ipratropium / Albuterol) is good for people who need 2 medicines to relieve their COPD symptoms, but you need to be okay with taking it four times a day.

Quick facts about Combivent
  • Drug class: Respiratory
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (ipratropium / albuterol)
Prices and discounts
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Upsides

  • 2-in-1 medicine that opens airways and makes it easier to breathe. Medicines are more effective together than alone.
  • Effectively relieves COPD and asthma symptoms.
  • Respimat formulation has a clear display for dosing, doesn't require shaking, and only needs one inhalation per dose.
People’s experience with Combivent

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Downsides

  • You have to use Combivent four times a day.
  • Can make your heart race.
  • Can make symptoms of enlarged prostate or urinary blockage worse.
  • Can worsen a certain type of glaucoma.
Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 120 3ml-of-0.5mg-3mg-3ml vials
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$32.47
How it works

Combivent (Ipratropium / Albuterol) is a combination medicine. It contains two bronchodilators (ipratropium and albuterol), which relax muscles in your lungs to open airways and make breathing easier.

Quick facts about Combivent
  • Drug class: Respiratory
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (ipratropium / albuterol)

Used for

Dosage forms

  • Inhaler
People’s experience with Combivent

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Side effect rates for Combivent (Ipratropium / Albuterol)

From 358 clinical trials of Combivent when taken for copd (ipratropium bromide 36 mcg/albuterol sulfate 206 mcg qi)
  • Bronchitis
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Headache
  • Dyspnea
  • Coughing
  • Pain
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Pharyngitis
  • Sinusitis

Risks and Warnings for Combivent (Ipratropium / Albuterol)

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  • There are reports of difficulty breathing (bronchospasm) after inhaling Combivent (Ipratropium / Albuterol). Call 911 or your doctor right away if a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler does not stop the attack. Talk to you doctor if your symptoms worsen while taking Combivent (Ipratropium / Albuterol), you may need to discuss other medication options that will treat your condition.

Common concerns from people taking Combivent (Ipratropium / Albuterol)

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