What is the effect of Ipratropium bromide on the blood pressure?

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Posted on Fri, 6 Feb 2015 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: does"ipratropium bromide" effect blood pressure since it is bromide?
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Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Ipratroprium is an Anticholinergic, drops the BP

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

Ipratropium bromide is actually an Anticholinergic. The Bromide base that forms the stable salt is inactive. So overall, the drug causes a fall in blood pressure.

However at doses which are usually prescribed we don't see any significant change in blood pressure.

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