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    Brand Name: COMBIVENT

    Generic Name: Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol

    Generic for Combivent* (Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol) is an oral inhalation medication used to prevent bronchospasm in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is composed of Ipratropium Bromide and Albuterol (Salbutamol). This combination medicine is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    Facts about Generic Drugs

    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
    • Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
     
    Bio-equivalent drug for Combivent* is Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
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What is Generic for Combivent* used for?

Generic for Combivent* (Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol) is an oral inhalation medication used to prevent bronchospasm in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is composed of Ipratropium Bromide and Albuterol (Salbutamol). This combination medicine is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Combivent*?

The dosage of Generic for Combivent* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Combivent*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Combivent* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Combivent*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Combivent*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Combivent*?

  • Atropine
  • Belladonna
  • Clidinium
  • Dicyclomine
  • Glycopyrrolate
  • Hyoscyamine
  • Mepenzolate
  • Methantheline

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Combivent*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Combivent*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Combivent* can interact with beta-blockers and diuretics.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Combivent*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Combivent* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Combivent* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Combivent* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Combivent* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Combivent* can cause side effects such as dry mouth, cough, headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, nervousness, blurred vision, diarrhea, and constipation. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Combivent*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Combivent*?

Is it possible for me to use Generic for Combivent* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Combivent*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Combivent*?
How will Generic for Combivent* work in my body?
How should Generic for Combivent* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Combivent* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Combivent* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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