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Does Ipratropium Bromide interact with Albuterol?

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Posted on Tue, 1 Dec 2015
Question: my husband has mild copd woke up with congestion & tightness in chest shortness of breath has 99.1 temp paininful to inhale. I am going to start Z-pack. Can I mix Ipratropium Bromide & Albuterol together & will it help ease breathing
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Answered by Dr. Noble Zachariah (53 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No adverse interaction and can be used together.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Welcome and thanks for your query.
There is no interaction between Z pack, ipratropium and albuterol.
There may be a little palpitation some times.
If his oxygen saturation and symptoms do not improve with these medicines, it would be better to take him to the ER.
Take Care,
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Does Ipratropium Bromide interact with Albuterol?

Brief Answer: No adverse interaction and can be used together. Detailed Answer: Hello, Welcome and thanks for your query. There is no interaction between Z pack, ipratropium and albuterol. There may be a little palpitation some times. If his oxygen saturation and symptoms do not improve with these medicines, it would be better to take him to the ER. Take Care,