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Ipratropium Nasal Spray

Drug Interactions

Ipratropium nasal spray can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Atrovent Drug Interactions).

Overdose With Ipratropium Nasal Spray

People who use too much ipratropium nasal spray may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Shakiness or nervousness
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Blurred vision
  • A rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Headaches
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth or eyes
  • Difficulty urinating.
If you happen to overdose on ipratropium nasal spray, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Atrovent Overdose for more information.)

Storage Methods

Store ipratropium nasal spray at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Do not throw away the safety clip around the neck of the bottle, as it prevents the bottle from accidentally spraying (such as might occur in your pocket or purse).
Keep ipratropium nasal spray and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your ipratropium nasal spray as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of ipratropium nasal spray.

How Does Ipratropium Nasal Spray Work?

Ipratropium nasal spray belongs to a group of medications known as anticholinergics or antimuscarinics. Ipratropium nasal spray works by decreasing the fluid production in the glands that line the nasal passages, helping to relieve a runny nose.
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