What is Duoneb?

The combination preparation ipratropium bromide/salbutamol is a formulation containing ipratropium bromide (an anticholinergic) and salbutamol sulfate (albuterol sulfate, a β2-adrenergic receptor agonist) used in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma (not an FDA approved usage). It is marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim as a metered dose inhaler (MDI) and nebuliser under the trade name Combivent. It is also marketed by Dey, L.P. (Napa, California) under the brand name DuoNeb as a nebulizer. In Italy it is known as Breva. The chemical is sold in India by Cipla as duolin.

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Hi my son has cough variant asthma, he is on a controller med of symbicort and recently was given duoneb in instead of albuterol for a flair up he...

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I would like to know age of your son. However, I guess he is having childhood asthma.

Albuterol is usually the...

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COPD patient. New Dr changed med from duoneb to levalbuterol & tudorza. Having progressively bad side effects from Turdoza - cannot continue to...

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Yes you can try increasing the dose and see if it helps. You can...

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I was prescribed an atrovent inhaler to be taken every 6 hours; and also duoneb 4 times a day. since both have atrovent, should I be taking both...

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Yes,both have ipratropium,but atrovent usually consists 0.25mg of...

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