Combivent is a combination inhaler which contains the medications ipratropium and albuterol. Combivent is prescribed to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its symptoms including chest tightness, breathing difficulties, coughing and wheezing. Both ipratropium and albuterol are bronchodilator medications which prevent the tightening and narrowing of your airways which makes breathing easier for you.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Combivent:
If you have any of the following Combivent side effects, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Combivent?
If you miss a dose of Combivent, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
How often should I use my Combivent inhaler?
Only use your inhaler as prescribed by your doctor. Overuse of Combivent may be fatal.